Turkmenistan plans to raise pensions, grants
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Dec. 6 / Trend G.Gasanov/
The 2012 national budget of Turkmenistan envisages increasing the amount of pensions, benefits, and student grants, an official Turkmen source reported.
This statement was made by President Gurbanguli Berdimuhammadov, who said "a sizeable state budget has been accepted for the next year".
"Big funds will be spent on raising pensions, benefits and student grants," the head of state said.