It is essential to use the funds for the support of children and the elderly in a rational and efficient way, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said during his visit to the Nikolayevshchina rest home for war and labor veterans, disabled people on 30 December, BelTA has learned.
In particular, the President was informed about the development of the system of social security for the elderly and disabled people in the republic, various forms of work in this field. “Of course, it is good that there are various forms of supporting the elderly. But we need to find the ways to systematize what we have,” the head of state said addressing Labor and Social Security Minister Valery Malashko.
“The state should support the elderly and children. This is a priority for the social state. In this context, an optimal system and structure are needed to spend more money on children and the elderly,” the Belarusian leader stated.