Payments to pensioners have increased


July 13, Fineko/abc.az. In the first six months of this year AZN 105 million were allocated to finance targeted state social assistance to more than 350,000 members of 85,000 families.

ABC.AZ was informed about this at the Ministry of Labor & Social Protection.

According to the Ministry, the indicator is by AZN 40.4 million or 62% more against the same term of 2019.

Thus, for past 6 months of 2020 the Ministry paid AZN 3.59 bn on pensions, allowances, scholarships, targeted social assistance and lump-sum payments to 3 million people. The figure is by AZN 860 million or 40% more versus the same period of last year.