Chargée d’Affaires, a.i. Natasha Franceschi met this week with the Minister of Social Affairs Malek Zahi to discuss bilateral cooperation on ongoing assistance projects. During the meeting, Chargée Franceschi underscored the U.S. commitment to advancing human rights, equality, and inclusion for all. The U.S. Embassy is currently partnering with the Ministry to implement the Supporting the Inclusion of Vulnerable Communities (Idmej) project. The $4 million project aims to support the rights of people with disabilities by strengthening the Ministry’s capacity to collect disability data and distribute social benefits.