Georgia increases pensions for pensioners older than 67 years
Georgia, Tbilisi, April 24 / Trend N.Kirtzkhalia /
Parliament of Georgia on Tuesday in the third reading adopted amendments to the law "On Pensions", according to which pensioners older than 67 years from September 1 will receive a higher pension and medical insurance policies.
According to the amendments, term "pension package" is introduced in the law "On Pensions", because since September 1, 2012 senior citizens, together with money pension will receive health insurance policies.
In particular, pensioners older than 67 years will receive a package of 140 lari ( $ 1 = 1.64 lari), which will include a policy on the amount of 15 lari. To date, the minimum pension in Georgia is 100 lari.
The women retire in Georgia from 60 years, and men - 65 years.
The bill will come into force after signing by the President of Georgia and publishing on the website of Legislative Bulletin.