Türkiye and Uzbekistan Sign Agreement to Strengthen Social Services Cooperation

Türkiye and Uzbekistan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation in the Field of Social Services, indicating their commitment to collaborate on issues related to family preservation and empowerment.

The first meeting of ministers responsible for social protection policy from member countries of the Organization of Turkic States took place on May 16-17 in Istanbul. The delegation from Uzbekistan, led by Mansurbek Olloyorov, Director of the National Agency for Social Protection, participated in this significant event.

Under the theme “Against globalized world threats: our family is our future,” the meeting aimed to discuss and develop collective actions to address global and regional social challenges. Among the key topics were strategies to improve citizens’ quality of life, protect the rights of vulnerable groups such as children, women, and the elderly, and enhance access to social services and assistance for the population.

During the visit, Mansurbek Olloyorov met with Mahinur Ozdemir Guktas, Minister of Family Affairs and Social Services of Türkiye, to discuss mutual cooperation opportunities. As a result of these discussions, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the social protection authorities of both countries.

The Memorandum outlines the intentions of both parties to collaborate on social protection initiatives, exchange experiences, and implement joint projects. Special emphasis is placed on leveraging information technology to streamline social assistance processes.

This agreement underscores the significance of international cooperation in the field of social protection and highlights the potential for further collaborative efforts between Uzbekistan and its regional counterparts.




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