On the World Day of the Elderly, the Minister of Labor and Social Welfare, Mr. Skender Reçica, together with the Minister of Health, Mr. Armend Zemaj, today visited the Home for the Elderly without Family Care in Pristina, to congratulate the residents of this center this holiday, which unfortunately the pandemic situation has made it impossible to organize and celebrate as our seniors really deserve.
The Minister of Labor and Social Welfare, Mr. Skender Reçica, during a press presentation, said that today’s visit to this important day for this respected layer of society, who are treated with dignity by the support staff of this center, is a sign of respect but also to sensitize the whole society for more attention to the elderly.
“We, as a state and society must do even more for this category of citizens and this is exactly my mission as Minister of MLSW, so to do the best possible for these fellow citizens to have the best conditions and services good living “, said Reçica.
Also, on this special day, which is marked today all over the world, the Minister of MLSW, Mr. Skender Reçica, visited the representatives of the League of Pensioners of Kosovo, led by the President, Mr. Shaban Kajtazi, with whom he talked about all MLSW commitments to implement as soon as possible the very fair demands of pensioners.
“To the representatives of the League of Pensioners of Kosovo, I reiterated my determination and commitment to the adoption as soon as possible of all legal acts that affect the well-being of all citizens, especially the amendment of the Law on State Pension Schemes, which “paves the way for the recognition of work experience for employees who were forcibly removed during the 90s by the Serbian government”, said Minister Reçica.
Minister Mr. Reçica, said that as Minister of MLSW, in coordination with other relevant institutions we are taking care to provide the necessary budget for all seniors who are involved in pension and social schemes and also, we are extremely committed to provide adequate services in nursing homes.