Moscow, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Georgia's new Prime Minister Ivane Merabishvili has proposed to allocate vouchers worth 1,000 lari (about $600) to every family in Georgia, NewsGeorgia reported Monday.
Families can use the money to pay utilities or buy medicine and textbooks. Farmers can buy fertilizers and fuel. Or it can be used for other purposes not mentioned in the government program, said Merabishvili, who was appointed prime minister Saturday.
Families would receive the money next year, Merabishvili said, adding that the vouchers will be for four years. He did not elaborate.