President Ilham Aliyev donated his annual salary to the Coronavirus Response Fund.
On March 19, the President signed a Decree to establish the Fund, which aims to stem
the spread of the coronavirus and provide financial assistance to the country`s response
measures. In another Order, the head of state allocated 20 million manats from the
President`s Contingency Fund to fight COVID-19.
Individuals and legal entities can make donations to the Fund, which will be spent on
remuneration of medical workers and provision of material assistance to them,
improvement of the infrastructure and material and technical capacity of medical
institutions, formation of medical institutions of special regime, training of specialists in
the medical field, and awareness-raising activities.