16:06 / 30.05.2022

Finance Ministry: 96% of pensioners and recipients of benefits received one-time assistance on bank cards

In accordance with the presidential decree, more than 4 million 256 thousand pensioners and recipients of benefits have been paid 1 billion 314.3 billion soums from the Pension Fund.

Photo: Kun.uz

The decree noted that the above categories of citizens living in the Republic of Karakalpakstan and provinces would receive 300,000 soums, and citizens living in Tashkent – 400,000 soums each.

Also, low-income families will receive one-time financial assistance from the state budget, and children under the age of 18 will be paid 200,000 soums each.

As of May 27 this year, 96% of pensioners and recipients of benefits (or 1,569,000 citizens) received 473.5 billion soums on bank cards, the rest will receive funds soon.

The payments will be completed by June 8 this year.