Presidential activity

The President of the Republic gives the signal to start distribution of financial transfers for the benefit of needy families

Nouakchott,  29/06/2020
The President of the Republic, Mr. Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani gave the signal of the launch of the program of distributing financial transfers for the benefit of needy families on Friday evening at the old airport of Nouakchott. The program is scheduled within the framework of the interventions announced in the speech of March 25, 2020, to alleviate the negative repercussions of the precautionary measures taken to confront the emerging Corona virus.

In this context, the President of the Republic delivered an amount of 22,500 MRO to three families in the wilaya of Nouakchott North as a signal to start distribution operations.
The matter is related to Ms. Salama El Hassen, a head of a family in the moughataa of Toujinine, born in 1990, Mr. Mohamed Ould Omar, head of a family born in 1948, in Sector 18 in Dar Naim, and Salama Mint M’Barek Elaid, a head of a family born in 1962 in Sector 18 next to the Dar Naim Stadium.

The President of the Republic listened to explanations from the General Delegate of National Solidarity and Combating Exclusion "Taazour” and the Director General of the Social Register in Taazour, on the details of this program, methods for selecting beneficiaries and target areas on the basis of a biometric choice that ensures that the distribution reaches beneficiaries of this program which includes all the wilayas of the country.

The amount distributed is four billion and 200 million MRO, in favor of 186,293 needy families along the national territory. The distribution process takes no more than fifteen days, to deliver these transfers to the beneficiaries in their places respecting their dignity. The process covers 8119 residential communities and villages, as part of the largest free distribution process that the country has witnessed since its independence.

This process was accomplished through an open and transparent deal in accordance with the law with the Network of loan and savings funds and the Mauritanian Investment Bank.

In interviews with the Mauritanian News Agency, the beneficiaries expressed their satisfaction for this unprecedented gesture, which proves that the higher authorities stand with the poor to alleviate their sufferings.

Beneficiaries thanked the President of the Republic it, stressing that without the will of His Excellency, they would not have benefited from such attention.

The distribution ceremony took place in the presence of the Prime Minister, Mr. Ismail Ould Bedde Ould Cheikh Sidya, a number of members of the government, the director of the President’s Office, the General Delegate of National Solidarity and Combating Exclusion, “Taazour” and the wali of Nouakchott North.
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