Military insurance to cover also 2008-2014 incidents
YEREVAN, MARCH 22, ARMENPRESS. The Board of Trustees of the Military Insurance Fund held its first session of 2019 today at the Defense Ministry headquarters in Yerevan, chaired by Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan, the defense ministry said in a news release.
Tonoyan also serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the fund.
During the session executive director of the fund Varuzhan Avetikyan delivered a summarized report on the annual activities regarding compensations and donations. He said that currently the collected funds have exceeded 14 billion drams and a total of 941 million was paid in compensations.
The Board of Trustees unanimously approved to also provide compensations to the families of soldiers who were killed or sustained disabilities during service in 2008-2014. The compensations process will start from April 1.
The fund is also considering providing compensations for incidents that took place even before 2008.
Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan