Tajik government provides a lump-sum aid to vulnerable families in the amount of the minimum wage

11 months ago Web Desk 0

The government’s decree “On preventing impact of COVID-19 infection on socioeconomic spheres of the Republic of Tajikistan” was issued on July 11.


The document is posted on the Tajik president’s official website.


The decree, in particular, provides for determining the vulnerable sections of the population and providing a lump-sum aid to them in the amount of the minimum wage (400.00 somoni – Asia-Plus).


The Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population, the Ministry of Labor, Migration and Employment, the Interior Ministry and the Agency for Insurance and Pensions are ordered, jointly with local authorities, to make the list of names of persons being part of the vulnerable sections of the population until August 1, 2020 and submit it to the Ministry of Finance and Amonatbonk (Tajikistan’s savings bank).


The Ministry of Finance is ordered to allocate funds for payment of the lump-sum aids and Amonatbonk must ensure timely payment of targeted funds coming into to the account, according to the decree.


Source: Asia Plus