Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, Mr. Yao Jing Tuesday said China is committed to help Pakistani government in addressing the core social challenges faced by the country including women empowerment, vocational training, education, Poverty alleviation and agriculture.
The Dutch government on Tuesday published the new, higher amounts for the minimum wage, the old age pension AOV and the child allowance that will go into effect per January 1, 2019, for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba.
Affordable housing is on the cards for a provincially owned property near the Cape Town CBD — which has seen major protests calling for exactly that. But Western Cape Premier Helen Zille said if processes could be streamlined and sped up, the province could provide affordable housing for up to 25% of people on the province’s housing waiting list.
The first phase of housing is expected to be completed within two to three years, and construction is expected to start at the end of 2019, said Donald Grant, MEC for Transport and Public Works.
The federal government's special intervention programmes under the Social Safety Net's coordinating office yesterday said it has received a boost of $500 million credit from the World Bank.