YEREVAN, May 22. / ARKA /. The Armenian government has decided today to release additionally 250 million drams as childbirth allowances.
The decision comes after complaints of parents voiced by media that the payment of allowances was delayed.
Labor and social security minister Artem Asatryan said the released money will enable steady payment of allowances.
Under the Armenian law, the amount of the allowances for the first and second babies is 50,000 drams. It grows to 430,000 drams for the third and subsequent babies. ($ 1 - 412.74 drams). -0-