Social Safety Network
The Ministry of Social Solidarity announced that 100,000 families will join the monetary subsidies program Takaful & karama on Wednesday.
Sunday only marked 500,000 applications which will be reviewed to evaluate eligibility.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi held two meetings on Sunday to ensure the reinforcement of the social safety network amid the protective measures taken against coronavirus.
It is a by-product outcome of the program.
Despite it leading to dwindling personal purchasing power, the decline of the local currency against the dollar has been proving a goldmine for local manufacturers.
The draft budget demonstrates that the state expenditure will be LE1.424 trillion recording an increase of 10.6 percent compared to the current fiscal year.
The inclusion of those citizens will start on July 1 along with the beneficiaries of the pension offered by the Ministry of Social Solidarity.