25pc hike in social assistance in Sharjah

SHARJAH — His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, ordered yesterday a 25 per cent increase in financial social assistance paid by the Sharjah Social Service Department.

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Published: Wed 21 Feb 2007, 10:19 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 2:34 AM

Accordingly, 5,700 families currently supported the department will get additional Dh25 million. The increase shall retrospectively take effect as from May 2006.

Beneficiaries shall receive their quota of the said increment through vouchers that are valid as from the current month of february.

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