Jordan Daily – Lebanese Minister of Social Affairs, Hector Hajjar, and Minister of Social Development Ayman Mufleh, was briefed on services provided by the Ministry of Social Development and the National Aid Fund in the center and the field.
Hajjar was also briefed on the work of the Al Hussein Social Foundation, the New Hope Center for Multiple Disabilities, the Juvenile Welfare Home in Rusaifa, and the National Aid Fund office in Al Hashmiyah in Zarqa.
Mufleh and his Lebanese counterpart held a meeting at the National Aid Fund building, where minister was briefed on the fund and the ministry’s work.
The two ministers discussed the possibility of exchanging of expertise between the two countries, and how Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs can benefit from the Ministry of Social Development expertise, in the care, protection, family integration, people with disabilities and shelter alternatives domains, as well as work mechanisms of the National Aid Fund in the field of granting monthly and emergency aid, programs in all its forms, and the Fund’s services, during the Covid-19 pandemic, which the fund is implementing.
The two ministers also discussed renewing the cooperation agreement between the two ministries and leveraging programs and activities implemented in each of them.
The Lebanese minister checked on automation programs in the National Aid Fund, and the importance of transferring the experience to Lebanon, as well as reviewing a field model starting from the registration of aid until it is disbursed electronically through the Fund’s branch in the Al Hashmiyah area in Zarqa.