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Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Karl Samuda (left), examines food items received from the World Food Programme (WFP), which were handed over to the Ministry on Friday (May 28). Approximately 11,300 food kits were presented to Minister Samuda by WFP Programme Policy Officer, Sara Netzer (centre) to assist poor families. The packages, which included: rice, oats, pasta, salt, cooking oil and black beans, are intended to assist in supplementing the beneficiaries’ food needs and alleviating some of the challenges resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Looking on is Permanent Secretary in the Labour and Social Security Ministry, Colette Roberts Risden. The presentation was made at the Central Foods Organization complex on Marcus Garvey Drive in Kingston.

 

Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Karl Samuda (right), in discussion with Permanent Secretary in the Labour and Social Security Ministry, Collette Roberts Risden (left), and the Ministry’s Director for Social Security, Suzette Morris (2nd left), during Friday’s (May 28) presentation of 11,300 food kits by the World Food Programme (WFP) to assist poor families The packages, which were presented to Minister Samuda by WFP Programme Policy Officer, Sara Netzer (2nd right), included: rice, oats, pasta, salt, cooking oil and black beans. These provisions are intended to assist in supplementing the beneficiaries’ food needs and alleviating some of the challenges resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The presentation was made at the Central Foods Organization complex on Marcus Garvey Drive in Kingston.

 

Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Karl Samuda (right), examines food items received from the World Food Programme (WFP), which were handed over to the Ministry on Friday (May 28). Approximately 11,300 food kits were presented by WFP Programme Policy Officer, Sara Netzer (2nd right) to assist poor families. The packages, which included: rice, oats, pasta, salt, cooking oil and black beans. are intended to assist in supplementing the beneficiaries’ food needs and alleviating some of the challenges resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Others (from left) are: Permanent Secretary in the Labour and Social Security Ministry, Colette Roberts Risden, and the Ministry’s Director for Social Security, Suzette Morris. The presentation took place at the Central Foods Organization complex on Marcus Garvey Drive in Kingston.
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