Within the next week 150 unaccompanied minors in the First Reception Center & # 8220; Pournara & # 8221; will be transferred to accommodation in the free province of Famagusta, announced today, after the meeting of the Council of Ministers, the Deputy Minister of Social Welfare, Anastasia Anthousi.
Ms. Anthoussi said that following the decisions of the meeting chaired by the President of the Republic for the issues of minors in & # 8220; Pournara & # 8221 ;, today the Council of Ministers has approved the provision of accommodation in the free Province of Famagusta, where the 150 minors unaccompanied, for which the procedures are not fully completed, ie some procedures are pending such as the vulnerability test and the age assessment, will be transferred immediately, so that the procedures can be completed there, in an effort to unload the overpopulation that exists in the Center First Reception & # 8220; Pournara & # 8221 ;.
At the same time, the Deputy Minister of Social Welfare noted, today the Social Welfare Services, after the approval of a fund, will announce an expression of interest for staffing with institutional officials and social workers services, so that these children can be provided with the necessary care services.
Ms. Anthousi pointed out that within the next few hours or even tomorrow, meetings will be held with all the Services and Departments involved, in order to arrange the smooth transportation of the children at the beginning of next week.
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