President Ilham Aliyev donates one year's salary to the Fund to Support Fight Against Coronavirus
- 21 March 2020
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has donated his annual salary to the Fund to Support Fight Against Coronavirus, APA reports.
On Thursday, President Ilham Aliyev signed a Decree to establish the Fund, which aims to stem the spread of coronavirus and provide financial assistance to the country`s response measures. In another Order, the head of state allocated 20 million manats from the President`s Contingency Fund to fight COVID-19.
Individuals and legal entities can make voluntary contributions to the Fund to Support Fight Against Coronavirus, which was established to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection in the Republic of Azerbaijan and provide financial support to measures taken to fight against it.
The funds will be used for measures to combat the coronavirus, including the formation of special regime medical institutions, rewarding and providing financial assistance to medical workers, improving the infrastructure and strengthening the material and technical base of medical institutions.