On July 21, a ceremony of presenting apartments and cars to martyrs’ families and war veterans took place in Khatai district of Baku.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended the presentation ceremony.
Minister of Labour and Social Protection of Population Sahil Babayev informed the President and the First Lady that 62 apartments were allocated by the state in this building for martyrs’ families and persons who became disabled defending the country’s territory, independence, and constitutional structure. Of these apartments, 42 were given to Garabagh War invalids, while 20 apartments were meant for martyrs’ families.
President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva became familiar with the conditions created in apartments.
All apartments are two-room. So far, 8018 apartments and individual homes, including these apartments, were given to martyrs’ families and war veterans. Our fellow-citizens of this kind were provided with 634 apartments and 300 individual homes only in 2019. 700 apartments and 800 individual homes are expected to be given in 2020. 430 apartments were presented since the start of the year.
It was noted that in 2018, 265 war veterans were provided with cars, while in 2019, this number was 600. In 2020, 150 cars were given, altogether, to this kind of people, including 50 cars given this time. And, till the end of the year, 400 war veterans are expected to be provided with cars. The cars presented are of “Khazar LX” model, of local manufacture.
So far, 690 cars were presented to war veterans, including 50 cars given this time.
The President and the First Lady were given information about social provision and one-time allowances, employment events in 2020, activities of the State Social Protection Fund, social services and rehabilitation, care shown towards martyrs’ families and war veterans, activities of DOST centres, electronic and innovative solutions, as well as employment and social welfare support events associated with the pandemic.
Then, President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva met with members of martyrs’ families and war veterans.
The President addressed the meeting.