The State Medical Expertise and Rehabilitation Agency hosted a meeting with a group of veterans of the Great Patriotic War with the participation of the Chairman of the Agency Anar Bayramov and the Chairman of the State Employment Agency Mustafa Abbasbayli.

The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population told APA that the veterans of the Great Patriotic War, who took part in the meeting, expressed satisfaction with the general public's support for the war veterans in the country.

The work carried out to provide social support to the participants of the 44-day war, as well as to assess the disability of servicemen wounded in the fighting was brought to attention.

Anar Bayramov said that work had been started in this direction since the first days after the war.

It was noted that the work on operational assessment of veterans' disability, together with the bodies represented in the relevant commission, continues today, and 3,000 veterans who have already completed their treatment have been assigned disability rates and social benefits.

Information was provided on the disability assessment procedure.

It was stressed that the main principle of action in this area is to make transparent, objective and fair decisions.

In general, in the first 5 months of this year, 30,000 people were assigned a degree of disability, which is 2-3 times more than in the corresponding period of previous years, and in the last 3 years, more than 160,000 disability appointments were made.

During the post-war period, it was noted that 200 servicemen of the Patriotic War, a total of 300 war invalids were provided with high-tech latest generation prostheses, more than 1,400 war invalids were provided with more than 19.3 thousand rehabilitation aids and 2,500 veterans with rehabilitation services.

M.Abbasbeyli noted the involvement of veterans in active employment programs along with members of the families of martyrs.

During the post-war period, 12,100 families of martyrs and veterans were supported by active employment programs, 7,800 of them were involved in self-employment programs and small families and small businesses were created for them.

It was also noted that the heads of ministries and agencies regularly receive veterans, both within the agencies and in the regions.

Military experts Adalat Verdiyev and Rey Karimoglu and others discussed social support measures for veterans.

Proposals were made in this area, the organization of such meetings with veterans was praised, and the importance of continuing such meetings was noted.