Gen sec Karelas: Approval given for 89,000 applications for social handout

A total of 89,000 applications have already been approved out of the 160,000 submitted for the distributon of the social handout since late on Sunday, the General Secretary of the Labour, Social Security and Social Solidarity Ministry, Dimitris Karelas, said on Monday in statements to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA).

The online system for applications opened on Sunday, 26 November 2017, and will remain open until midnight on Tuesday, 12 December 2017.

In order to receive the social benefit, beneficiaries must submit an application electronically.