Parliament’s Human Rights Committee head Tarek Radwan lauded on Thursday the report of the technical secretariat of the higher committee of human rights on the occasion of the World Day of Social Justice that made clear that Egypt achieved advanced steps in human rights domains, MENA reprted.
In a statement, Radwan said the report mirrored the real situation in Egypt and efforts to achieve social justice from human rights perspective.
Over the past six years, Egypt witnessed a fundamental shift in the state’s perspective of social protection which was merely limited to helping the most vulnerable groups in society but now seeks to enhance the economic and social rights of citizens.
Radwan said presidential initiatives of Decent Life and Decent Housing have contributed to providing basic needs of a wide section of the society; low-income people.
He said the report shed light on the big growth in the volume of spending on social protection programs and the government’s relentless efforts to limit the repercussions of the Coronavirus pandemic on the most needy groups.