Egypt to disburse last tranche of monthly aid to irregular workers on 7 March: Planning minister


The Egyptian committee to support irregular workers has decided to disburse on 7 March the final tranche of the monthly presidential aid to irregular workers who have registered for assistance, Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said announced. The decision was made during a committee meeting held on Monday and headed by Minister El-Said. The meeting was attended by officials from the ministries of manpower and social solidarity, as well as the head of the National Council for Women, the president of the Egyptian Postal Authority, and the director of the Cabinet’s Information and Decision Support Center. The meeting touched upon the results of data analysis on the geographical distribution of beneficiaries and exchange rates from the Agricultural Bank of Egypt (ABE). The meeting also reviewed the effectiveness of using electronic wallets on mobile phones to disburse the last tranche of the aid. The committee seeks to implement the directives of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to support non-regular workers, more...