On January 31, President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba held a meeting with the Association of Disabled Persons of the Patriotic War of the People of Abkhazia of 1992-1993.
The members of the Association raised the issue of the necessity of teaching local specialists new prosthetic technologies.
At the instruction of the President, the Ministry of Health will shortly organise the visit of the required specialists to the Republic of Abkhazia.
Also at the meeting, an issue was raised concerning the fact that some citizens receive pensions for the war disabled on the basis of false documents and testimony. The members of the Association addressed the Head of State and the State Committee on the Issues of the Disabled Persons with a request to develop measures to prevent such cases in the future.
The President stressed that all suspicious documents will be checked by the Office of the Prosecutor General.
Also during the meeting, issues were raised concerning the financial support of regional organisations of the disabled persons of the Patriotic War and the provision of more medicine to the specialised pharmacies in the districts of Abkhazia.