Tuesday 04 October 2022 - 10:57:27 am

UAE President has ordered restructuring of low-income citizens support programme: Hessa Buhumaid


ABU DHABI, 4th July, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the restructuring of a low-income citizens' support programme and raising its budget from AED14 billion to AED28 billion, underscoring the will of the UAE’s leadership to provide low-income families with decent lives, Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, has said.

"The ministry’s action teams are implementing the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan in a timely manner to support eligible citizens nationwide, in coordination with relevant local authorities," Buhumaid said.

The programme is a key step in the social action sector and confirms the country’s determination to launch major governmental initiatives aimed at improving citizens’ quality of life, most notably low-income families, she added, noting that tomorrow, the programme will announce further details about the provision of social aid to citizens.

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