So far, more than 6 thousand war invalids and persons equated to them have been provided with passenger cars by the ministry
120 "Naz-Lifan" brand passenger cars were presented to the invalids of Garabakh war and 20 January by the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan. 117 of them were given to the use of Karabakh war invalids, and the remaining to the invalids of January 20.
Members of the Public Council under the Ministry of Labuor and Social Protection of Population, heads of public associations of disabled attended the event of presentation of new cars.
At the event, it was spoken about the achievements of successful domestic and foreign policy of the President of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev. It was emphasized that the human factor stands in the center of policy conducted in our country, which has passed a great way of development over the past 15 years, dynamic economic development, first of all, serves to ensure the well-being of citizens. It was noted that in Azerbaijan, which strengthens the social status, all social programs are successfully being continued and gradually expanded, important steps are taken to strengthen social protection of the population. Persons who became disabled in connection with the protection of the territorial integrity, independence and the constitutional order of our country are also covered by a reliable social protection system; purposeful measures are being taken to improve their living conditions. One of these measures is aimed at provision of those people with passenger cars.
The orders of the President of Azerbaijan dated December 23, 2013 and dated April 30, 2014 created the conditions for significant acceleration of provision of war invalids and persons equated to them with passenger cars from the state budget. Nearly 2, 2 thousand "Naz-Lifan" brand passenger cars (including cars currently offered) have been presented to the citizens of the mentioned categories in the period after these Orders. As a result, along with those standing in the queue until 2014 at the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population to get passenger cars at the expense of the state budget, some of the war invalids and persons equated with them standing in the queue in 2015 have been already provided with cars.
In general, so far, more than 6 thousand war invalids and persons equated to them have been provided with passenger cars by the Ministry.
The provision of these citizens with passenger cars is carried out on the basis of turn-based lists submitted on the official website of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population (www.mlspp.gov.az), under conditions of full transparency and public control.
At the event, it was also spoken about providing war invalids and families of martyr with new apartments. It was noted that according to the instructions of the Head of State, measures in this area are being strengthened from year to year. So far, more than 6.1 thousand invalids and families of martyr have been provided with new apartments according to modern requirements through the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population.
In the past period of the current year, about 40 Decrees and Orders aimed at social protection have been signed by President of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev, that some of them allowed to increase the scholarship of the President of Azerbaijan for the disabled of Garabagh war and January 20. Also in the current year, the increase of pension and social benefits aimed to all persons with disabilities, as well as social benefits appointed to the disabled of Garabagh war and January 20, has been carried out.
Heads of public associations of disabled emphasized that the Decrees and Orders signed by the Head of State for the purpose of strengthening the social security of persons with disabilities, as well as persons equated to them, as well as measures aimed at improving the welfare of those persons, including families of martyrs are welcomed by the public.
War invalids and persons equated to them provided with new passenger cars expressed their gratitude to President of Azerbaijan Mr. Ilham Aliyev for the attention and care rendered to them.