The government plans to support the most vulnerable citizens of Greece and issue a pre-Easter allowance. Who can count on him?
The amount of financial support and the number of beneficiaries will be determined in March. The authorities promise to pay special attention to the unemployed and low-income pensioners in order to alleviate the burden of soaring prices a little. CNN.
Finance Minister Christos Staikouras spoke about the government’s priorities and the prevailing scenario. It is likely that the Christmas model will be used, with emergency assistance provided to guaranteed minimum income recipients and low-income pensioners totaling 335 million euros.
The special allowance will be automatically transferred to the accounts of the beneficiaries. It is difficult enough to identify them in order to select those most in need. That is, the minister says, there should be a certain set of criteria that take into account the monthly salary, total income, assets. But in any case, he clarifies, the funds allocated for the allowance will not affect this year’s budget plan for a deficit of 1.4%.