YEREVAN, July 23. / ARKA /. During the first half of 2014 the Yerevan municipality has paid 2.4 billion drams in various government-funded benefits and allowances, deputy mayor Kamo Areyan told a news conference today.
He explained that under the law and a government decision the Yerevan municipality pays five types of government benefits: family allowance, one-time assistance, welfare, emergency assistance and family benefits, and a lump sum for birth of child.
He said all projected benefits and other allowances have been paid. He said in the first half of this year some 9,783 families in Yerevan were eligible to benefits. -0-