ASSISTANCE TO SEPARATE GROUPS OF POPULATION BEING PROVIDED ON OCCASION OF CELEBRATION OF MAY 9 IN KARABAKH

DeFacto Agency, Armenia
April 30 2008

YEREVAN, 30.04.08. DE FACTO. According to a decree of the
Nagorno-Karabakh Republic government, in connection with the Day
of the NKR Defense Army, the 16th Anniversary of the liberation of
the town of Shoushi and the Victory in the Great Patriotic War the
process of granting lump sum monetary assistance to separate groups
of population started in the NKR.

The invalids of the Great Patriotic War and the persons equating with
them will be given 16,000 drams each, the participants of the Great
Patriotic War's combat operations - 13,000 drams each, the persons
equating with the participants of the Great Patriotic War and widows
of the killed in this war - 11,000 drams each. Besides, the families
of the servicemen killed during the NKR's defense will be given 16,
000 drams each.

The persons, who became invalids while serving in the NKR, will receive
10,000 drams each, single non-working pensioners - 5, 000 drams each.

90 million 114,000 drams have been allocated to the NKR Ministry of
Social Security from the NKR state budget with that end in view.