site.btaDeputy Prime Minister Lazarov Meets Palestinian Social Development Minister Ahmed Majdalani
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labour and Social Policy Lazar Lazarov met with Minister of Social Development of Palestine Ahmed Majdalani. The two officials highly appreciated bilateral relations and expressed readiness to prepare an agreement on inter-institutional cooperation between Bulgaria and Palestine in the field of social policy, Lazarov's ministry reported here Thursday.
Minister Lazarov and Minister Majdalani exchanged information and experience on policies and projects in the field of social assistance, ensuring a full life for people with disabilities, care for children and families, and equality between women and men. The discussion focused on the strategies of Bulgaria and Palestine for overcoming poverty and promoting the economic activity of people receiving social assistance.
Minister Lazarov presented highlights of the childcare reforms, changes in the social assistance sector, and the upcoming long-term care reform aiming to provide quality and affordable integrated health and social services in line with the needs of the elderly and people with disabilities.