YEREVAN. – At Thursday’s Cabinet meeting, the government approved the 20th measure to neutralize COVID-19’s economic consequences in Armenia, and the procedure for providing respective assistance.
Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Zaruhi Batoyan presented the issue, noting that the purpose of this measure was to assist the hired employees, employees working under civil law contracts, and individual entrepreneurs of the private sector domains that that were affected by the spread of the coronavirus in the country.
This assistance shall be provided in a lump sum, in the amount of the minimum monthly salary, and be transferred to these persons’ credit cards.
Batoyan added that this measure will apply to about 36,800 people, and its total budget is 2.5 billion drams.
The acceptance of respective applications will start on June 22.