Labour and Social Development Minister Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan received board members of the Al-Naim Charity Society, led by chairman Hameed Youssef Rahma, who outlined plans to increase assistance to needy families and launch youth-centred educational and training activities.

The meeting focused on callenges facing the Al-Naim Charity Society and the need to facilitate measures so as it could perform its social and charity role and collect donations to help needy families.

The minister commended the contribution of the charity association to providing services and promoting social, humanitarian and charity work, hailing the role of non-governmental institutions in supporting development.

He reiterated the ministry’s keenness on supportin NGO-led efforts and alleviating impediments facing them within the framework of law. He also hailed efforts to consolidate the principles of community partnership between state-run institutions and NGOs in Bahrain.

Al-Naim Charity Society chairman hailed the minister’s drive to support chariy and voluntary work, stressing the association’s keenness on launched charity initiatives.