Azerbaijani Government Devices Draft Order to Increase Need Criterion: Premier
Azerbaijan, Baku, 3 June / corr. Trend I. Khalilova/ The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers has devised a draft order to increase need criterion by AZN10 from 1 July onwards within the targeted aid, the Premier Artur Rasizade said on 3 June.
"The draft order has been devised as per the instruction of the President and will be introduced to the Presidential Administration for the approval," head of the government said.
According to Premier, the targeted aid is suggested to be increased from the current AZN45 to AZN55. It will enable every family to get an additional AZN50 income if there are 5 people in a family. At present, targeted aid covers 91,000 families.
"In fact, the low-income families face difficulties because of inflation processes, therefore, the government plans to support these families through this targeted aid," said head of the government.