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Japan launched the program of support of the population against the background of crisis caused by a coronavirus, and started distributing money to citizens just. Writes about this TASS with reference to the Minister for administrative Affairs and communications Sanae of Takaiti.
Benefits in the amount of 100 thousand yen (about 930 dollars) every citizen will receive. Payments have already begun in 1388 the country’s municipalities, is approximately 79.7 percent of the total. Funds for direct assistance are taken from the supplementary budget in the amount of 25.6 trillion yen (237 billion dollars), approved for 2020. It was approved in late April to support the economy in terms of coronavirus.
Earlier it was reported that among the recipients of grant payments in Japan will be the residents of the country in prison. On benefits can expect even sentenced to death.
Japan is not the only country that introduces direct support to the population on the background of the pandemic. Spain plans to introduce an unconditional basic income and to start to distribute money to the population in the near future. After the completion of the pandemic, it is expected that the program will continue to operate.
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