On June 28, President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba held a meeting with the heads of cities and districts.
The Head of State instructed the heads of cities and districts to present to the Administration of the President and the Ministry of Culture a plan for the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the international recognition of the Republic of Abkhazia and the 25th anniversary of Victory in the Patriotic War of the People of Abkhazia by July 10.
In the course of the meeting, the question of the issue of compulsory medical insurance policies by agreement with Russia on cooperation in the insurance of the citizens of the Russian Federation who reside permanently on the territory of the Republic of Abkhazia was discussed. These citizens are to be registered in the system of compulsory medical insurance of the Russian Federation and medical assistance is to be given to them in different medical organisations of the Russian Federation.
The heads of cities and districts are instructed to intensify their explanatory work and provide the necessary assistance to the population in the obtaining of the compulsory medical insurance policies.
Minister of Health Tamaz Tsakhnakia informed the participants of the meeting that during a month and a half, the total number of accepted and reviewed policies was 21,500. He also reminded those present that by agreement with the Russian Federation, regional points for issuing compulsory medical insurance policies will be open until September 2018.
The issue of providing assistance to the units of the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation on the territory of the Republic of Abkhazia was also discussed. The President instructed the heads of cities and districts to carry out regular inspections in order to prevent the illegal receipt of money belonging to the deceased pensioners.