Baku, Azerbaijan, March 18
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on measures to improve governance in the social protection of population March 18.
Under the decree, the State Social Protection Fund has been included into the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of Azerbaijan.
From now on, the Fund will be called the State Social Protection Fund at the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population.
The decree's objectives are to implement a uniform state policy and efficient governance in the social protection, to implement an integrated approach to meet the population's social needs using modern information technologies, and to provide organization of pensions and other social payments in line with the "single window" principle.