Sahil Babayev

$1.7bn allocated for social payments

The volume of social payments paid in Azerbaijan, including pensions and allowances, amounted to about AZN 3 billion ($1,7bn), in the first six months of 2020, local media reported with the reference to Labor and Social Protection Minister Sahil Babayev.
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Azerbaijani to spend over $1.7bn to cushion economic consequences of COVID-19

In order to reduce the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the national economy of Azerbaijan, 3 billion manat ($1.7 billion) will be allocated for issues of employment and business entities, as well as 400 million manat ($235.2 million) to support social welfare, Minister of Labour and Social Protection of Population Sahil Babayev told local Real TV channel, Trend reports on Apr. 9.
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