Minister of Social Welfare and Youth, Erion Veliaj, has visited a private garment company in Patos, funded by the Employment Promotion Fund. The Minister highlighted the fact that through this fund, the company has employed 91 women, living in Patos city.
Veliaj said that employment is governments’ main priority, apart from the peoples’ political convinction. “The Employment Promotion Fund is the best way to help people who rely on social assistance. Albania needs to produce and the employment in this sector will also help the country’s economy and will increase exports”, stated Veliaj in Patos.
In Fier county, more than 255 women have benefited from the Employment Promotion Fund and soon will be launched the second round for all companies which need to be funded by this programme. “In total, there are 9 funding governmental programmes in Fier, in order to reduce the unemployment, fund of 17 ml ALL”, ended his word the Minister.
News source: TEMA
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