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Financial cost of baby bonus announced

By Messenger Staff
Friday, March 9
Presidential spokesperson Manana Manjgaladze has announced that the Presidentís baby bonus plan will cost approximately 15-20 million GEL.

In his speech to Parliament on February 28, President Mikheil Saakashvili promised that starting from January 2013, every family giving birth to a third child will receive a bonus of 1000 GEL, and 2000 GEL for every subsequent child.

His initiative also includes a free insurance package for families with four or more children up to 18 years of age.