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14 Jun 2023 | Wed 15:37
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's meeting with the Cabinet of Ministers
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's meeting with the Cabinet of Ministers
Presidents Office
Hike in disability allowance
Gov't to introduce additional allowances for persons with disabilities
President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih made the decision on Tuesday
Currently, persons with disabilities are entitled a monthly allowance of MVR 2,000
This is the first time the allowance framework is revised since its introduction 12 years ago,

The government is to introduce additional allowances for persons with disabilities.

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih made the decision to revise the disability allowance and introduce additional allowances, following a meeting with his Cabinet of Ministers on Tuesday.

The decision was reached upon a recommendation from the cabinet, following deliberations on a paper submitted by the Ministry of Gender, Family and Social Services.

The President’s Office revealed that further details of the improvised disability allowances will be disclosed to the public by the government, soon.

This is the first time the allowance framework is revised since its introduction 12 years ago,

Currently, persons with disabilities are entitled to a monthly allowance of MVR 2,000.

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