President of Azerbaijan Increases Amount of Social Benefit

Politics Materials 27 August 2008 21:01 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, 27 August / Trend / In order to strengthen social protection of poor families,  on 27 August the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, signed an order increasing the amount of social benefits. The order increased monthly benefits, benefits with respect to the age, benefits on the disablement (because of the general disease, disease during military service, labor injury and professional disease, in connection with the presence in the zones of military operations, liquidation of catastrophe in Chernobyl), benefits to children of up to 18 years with the limited physical possibilities, benefits on loss of family head, and also amount of one-time benefit.

The Cabinet of Ministers is in charge of resolving all issued arising from the order.
Order will come to force from 1 September.