A total of 5,091 people still receive disability pensions for which they qualified after they became disabled during participation in the WWII-era resistance (1941-1944) against Axis occupation, and in the subsequent Greek Civil War (1946-1949), it was announced on Monday.
The figures, dated Aug. 2011, are included in a document signed by Alternate Finance Minister Filippos Sahinidis, which was forwarded to Parliament in response to a relevant question by three opposition Popular Orthodox Rally (LA.O.S) MPs.