State Council discusses development of social security system

MUSCAT: The Social Committee of the State Council on Monday discussed its study on the development of the social security system in the Sultanate.
The 13th meeting of the committee, headed by Dr Hamad bin Sulaiman bin Salim al Salmi, Head of the Committee, was held in the presence of the members of the committee and staff of General Secretariat of the Council.
The meeting hosted officials of the General Authority for Craft Industries.
The committee reviewed with the officials of the General Authority for Craft Industries the support provided by the authority to the families of social security and its contribution towards helping the families.
The meeting also discussed the level of coordination between the authority and the relevant authorities in providing financial support required to finance their projects.
The committee discussed with the authority officials the number of families benefiting from the services of the committee and the extent of benefit. It also reviewed the challenges facing the projects agreed upon and the existing projects, which serve the social security groups, as well as reviewed the proposals that could contribute to enhancing the role of the General Authority for Craft Industries in support of this category. During its meeting, the committee ratified the minutes of its previous meeting and reviewed the implementation of the resolutions of its previous meetings.