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Tuesday, 30 March 2021

A little TLC

Age discrimination for those aged 65 and above could soon be outlawed after the House Social Solidarity Committee approved yesterday a draft bill to support the elderly by ensuring their integration, and full and effective inclusion in society, according to the local press. The law would also set up other benefits and rights for senior citizens with special needs, the newspaper notes, without providing further details. The Senior Care Act will now be sent to the Council of State (Maglis El Dawla) before going up for discussion and a final vote in the House general assembly.

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