The State Social Protection Fund under the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population paid allowances, pensions and targeted state social assistance for January today.

APA was informed about this by the ministry.

It was noted that according to the relevant decrees and orders of President Ilham Aliyev, the allowances and pensions covering 660 thousand people have been increased since the beginning of this year within the framework of the new social reform package.

January payments were given together with those increases.

This month's pension payments were paid for Baku and Sumgait cities, Absheron region on January 12, and for other regions of our country on January 17.

The financial assistance given to pensioners last year was included in their pensions from the beginning of 2023, and their pensions were increased, and pensions for this month were also given together with that increase.

Thus, all social security payments for the month of January have been completed.