The Ministers of Labor and Social Development inspect the project of the Social Welfare Complex in the city of Hamad

Manama, May 31 / BNA / His Excellency Eng. Essam bin Abdullah Khalaf, Minister of Labor, Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning, and His Excellency Mr. Jamil bin Muhammad Ali Humaidan, Minister of Labor and Social Development, in the presence of Ing. Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Al-Khayyat, Undersecretary for Labor Affairs, Mr. Khalid Ishaq, Acting Undersecretary of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, Eng. Assistant Undersecretary for Social Welfare and Rehabilitation and a number of officials from both ministries, on an inspection visit to the Social Welfare Complex project in the city of Hamad, to see the completed buildings of the complex and all facilities and services that have been implemented. in the project.

Attendees heard a detailed presentation by the project team regarding the various components of the project and the services provided by the government to different segments of society, as the complex is the first of its kind in the Kingdom of Bahrain as a complex that includes centers specialized aimed at preserving the dignity of the affected segments of society and ensuring their safety, by providing a healthy, safe and developed environment that meets their needs.

In this context, Minister Khalaf stated that the project for the construction of a social welfare complex in the city of Hamad is in the final stage of preparation, as all inspection and operation works are being completed in preparation for its submission to the Ministry of Labor and Development. Social. All interior and exterior works and perimeter works.

Engineer Essam Khalaf showed that in designing the project all the requirements of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development have been taken into account in order to achieve the objectives of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development by offering the best social, psychological and health. care services as it provides all the basic components for the individual from the areas designated for primary health care and halls for education, rehabilitation and training Sports facilities and green spaces, in addition to providing requirements and specifications for sustainability and green buildings, and the implementation of a policy of rationalizing energy consumption for the preservation of the environment and natural resources. The design has also taken into account the provision of all facilities for the movement and movement of visitors and staff of the complex with determination, providing ramps at all entrances to the buildings as well as Designing places for all elevators in different buildings to be near entrances and equipped to ensure their ease of movement across the floor and to provide toilets of one size according to their needs.

On this occasion, the Minister of Labor and Social Development stressed that the Social Welfare Complex aims to provide the best social, psychological and health services through specialized social care centers and temporary and alternative shelters in order to contribute to the improvement of The level of social service is provided and the rehabilitation of target groups for integration into society and the labor market. society, namely: minors. Welfare Building (boys), Juvenile Welfare Building (female), Service Building, Safety House (for men) and Safety House (for women). , Dar Al Karama to shelter the homeless and beggars.

Humaidan said the implementation of this project comes in the light of the cabinet’s task for all ministries and government agencies to develop programs and plans and implement projects that achieve the goals of the government’s work program, and the directives of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad. Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, God bless him, to include urgent development needs in the villages and towns of the Kingdom, to enhance the quality of social services and to meet the requirements for providing a supportive environment for sustainable development, and in the implementation of the rights provided in the Law on Restorative Justice for Children and their Protection from Abuse. He thanked the Ministry of Works, Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning for the extraordinary cooperation with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development in the implementation of its construction projects according to international standards and their fulfillment according to the set deadlines. He also thanked the Kuwaiti Financial Fund for Arab Economic Development, which funded the project.

It is worth noting that the government of the Kingdom of Bahrain has allocated an area of ​​37,675 square meters in the city of Hamad to be built on a social welfare complex with a total built-up area of ​​about 11,667 square meters. Bahrain, composed of gentlemen.

AA / MAB
Us 1228 GMT 05/31/2022

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