The Social Security System (SSS) on Tuesday welcomed 11 delegates from the various government agencies of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh who are on a study visit in the Philippines.
In his welcome message, SSS President and CEO Michael G. Regino shared how the SSS intensified the digital transformation of its services since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the continuous delivery of meaningful social security protection to its members and their beneficiaries.
As part of the program, SSS officials also provided brief discussions about its various benefit programs and digitalization efforts, including some of the initiatives that the pension fund implements for the welfare of its stakeholders amid calamities such as this pandemic, and its role in the national government’s Small Business Wage Subsidy (SBWS) Program.
On behalf of the delegates, Joint Secretary of the Department of Disaster Management Nishchinta Kumar Podder expressed their appreciation and gratitude to the SSS for accommodating the group and imparting ideas and knowledge.
In 2017, the SSS also played host to officials from the Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment of Bangladesh who were on a similar study visit. Over the past years, SSS also welcomed delegates from other countries such as Azerbaijan, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, South Korea, and Tanzania, among others.