Chernobyl veterans and disabled to receive financial assistance in Azerbaijan
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an order to render financial assistance to people who participated in eliminating the consequences of the Chernobyl accident and who suffered as a result of the accident, the Azerbaijani President's official website reported.
Upon the order, everyone who took part in eliminating the consequences of the Chernobyl accident and suffered as a result of the accident will receive one-time financial aid of 200 manat. The President's Reserve Fund will allocate 1,100,000 manat to the Labor and Social Protection Ministry to implement the order.
The Ministry of Finance is instructed to provide the appropriate financing set by the order; the Labor and Social Protection Ministry is to provide the financial aid to appropriate persons; and the Cabinet of Ministers is to resolve other matters related to the order.