Last week’s laws, orders and decrees in Azerbaijan (Jan. 25-29)

Analysis Materials 2 February 2016 17:34 (UTC +04:00)

President Aliyev decrees to allocate 20M manats for low-income families

Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on allocation of 20 million Azerbaijani manats to the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection.

The funds to be transferred from the Presidential Reserve Fund will be spent to increase the amount that is envisaged in the 2016 state budget for financing the targeted state social assistance. The decree was signed to strengthen the social protection for low-income families who need the targeted state social assistance.

Azerbaijan starts preparing budget forecasts for 2017

The Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan has issued an order to timely provide the President with the country's state budget projects, the concept of socio-economic development and the forecast figures for 2017.

Projects of Azerbaijan's state budget and consolidated budget for 2017 and the next three years should be submitted to the Cabinet of Ministers not later than September 15, 2016, while the socio-economic concept of the country - until September 10.