Keywords: Social Fund for Development aims to support groups and poor communities

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Economy News / Baghdad ...

Secretary General of the Council of Ministers Mahdi Keywords confirmed that the Social Fund for Development in Iraq, aims to support and empower poor and disadvantaged groups and communities through the drivers of community and local development so as to enhance social cohesion and contributes to the restoration of trust between the citizen and the state.

A statement by the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers today received "Economy News" a copy of it, "said the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers participated in the second scientific symposium organized by the Faculty of Management and Economics at the University of Mustansiriya under the title (National Strategy for Poverty Alleviation in Iraq ... the effects of the application and future trends ), in the presence of a number of university professors and experts from the Ministry of planning.

Presented Keywords during the seminar paper entitled (the Social Fund in Iraq .. step in empowering the poor), presented the activities of the committees and the results of the World Bank meetings, reviewing the objectives of the Fund and the strategic framework of social protection, explaining that the second strategy for poverty alleviation in Iraq included operational areas health, education and housing.

He said: "It will be presented on the Fund project to the Cabinet for approval and it is hoped its launch during the first half of this year