Over 7,000 fake disability appointments canceled - Damage to State Budget exceeds AZN 35 million


September 15, Fineko/abc.az. More than 7,000 fake disability appointments with an annual financial burden of more than AZN 35 million for the State Budget of Azerbaijan have been canceled, ABC.AZ reports citing the statement of Labor & Social Protection Minister Sahil Babayev.

The minister noted that speech is about repeated payments every year: "In general, over a 20-year period 7,000 people would have been paid AZN 700 million, which was prevented. The problem of fake disability exists not only in Azerbaijan, but also in the most developed countries, so regular monitoring and evaluation will be carried out according to various criteria.”