First Social Welfare Deputy Minister sworn in, pledges to work hard for a strong state of welfare for everyone

Cyprus’ First Deputy Minister of Social Welfare Anastasia Anthousi was sworn in on Friday, pledging to work hard so every citizen to live in dignity in a strong state of real welfare and to promote the government’s policies and strategies for the reforms needed.

Speaking during the sworn in ceremony at the Presidential Palace, President Nicos Anastasiades said that today`s ceremony and assumption of duties by the new Deputy Minister is another important milestone in the ambitious reform effort to upgrade the structures and operation of the state’s social services.

He referred in detail to the responsibilities of the new Deputy Minister, among others, the implementation of the Social Welfare Services Restructuring Plan, which was drawn up after a diverse social dialogue and the participation of the civil society and state officials.

Source: Cyprus News Agency