The newspaper "Fact" («Փաստ») writes: "Over 100,000 people receive disability pensions in Armenia. 70 thousand of them are pensioners, and the rest go through a medical examination each year”.
According to sources in "Fact" daily, the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs will submit a draft to the government to change the standards for disability pensions. The point is that they will be much tougher.
According to the source, in case of adoption of the draft (and it will be approved) about fifteen thousand people will be deprived of disability pension. This can lead to serious disorders, and thousands of patients will no longer have a disability degree. It is not excluded that, in this why Armenia's social riot begins.
The goal of the project is very simple: “they want to save money on the budget. "