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PM visits protection centre for elderly in Manouba, shares iftar with residents

Prime Minister Najla Bouden Romdhane on Friday evening, visited the protection centre for the elderly in Manouba, where she took cognizance of the quality of services and psychological support offered to the residents, as well as the equipment and specialised human resources available to take care of them.

The PM was accompanied by Minister of Family, Women, Childhood and the Elderly Amel Belhaj Moussa, governor of Manouba Mohamed Cheikh Rouhou and President of the Union of Social Solidarity Mohamed Khouini, said a Prime Ministry press release.

Bouden shared the Iftar meal with the residents, listening to their expectations to improve the quality of the provided services. She also handed them gifts on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan.

In the margin of her visit, Bouden toured an exhibition of drawings made by elderly people in different institutions for the protection of the elderly and by children in the integrated centres for youth and childhood.

She awarded certificates of encouragement to a group of children who have excelled in their schooling and honoured wrestling champion Marwa Amri.

The centre for the protection of the elderly in Manouba hosts 81 residents shared out between 50 men and 31 women.

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse