Benefits increase for disabled veterans
- Published: 23 Sep 2013 at 17.54
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BANGKOK - The government on Monday increased a variety of benefits for disabled veterans, boosting the aid budget by 91 million baht.
Director of the War Veterans Organisation of Thailand Gen Chaiwat Satondee said monthly cost-of-living allowances and family support payments for Class 1 disabled veterans would be raised from 3,500 baht to 4,000 baht a person, and from a maximum of 3,000 baht to 3,500 baht per family.
Family members of all classes of veterans will receive up to 3,000 baht of medical coverage annually, an increase of 1,000 baht, Gen Chaiwat added.
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