NCHR praises Sisi’s decision to support rights of elderly

The National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) has praised President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s decision to earmark LE100 million to the rights of the elderly.

In a statement on Tuesday 2/1/2024, the council said the decision is added to other decisions that eliminate all kinds of discrimination among all categories of society.

During a meeting on Monday1/1/2024 with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, President Sisi directed the government to allocate LE100 million from the “Long Live Egypt Fund” to support the “Fund for the Elderly”, which is set to be established once Parliament approves the Elders’ Rights Law.

The President gave directives to further enhance and develop programs for the care of the elderly, set standards for the quality of services offered to them and collect budgets allocated to the benefits and services that concern them.

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