Bahrain PM orders $14.4m social security benefits

Bahrain's Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has ordered a budget allocation of BD5.5 million ($14.4 million) to double the value of social security benefits for needy citizens, including 17,000 Bahraini families, which is set to be distributed this month.


HRH Premier also ordered doubling the value of the disability pension, which benefits 12,000 persons who are registered in the lists of Labor and Social Development Ministry, reported BNA.


HRH's directives came within the framework of his support for needy families and individuals with special needs in various occasions, including Ramadan, it added.




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