VGP – The local authorities of Ha Noi have decided to allocate VND 379 billion (US$16 million) to provide presents for 871,790 policy beneficiaries and impoverished households, the elderly, outstanding individuals, and poor workers on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year 2019.
Deputy Director of the Ha Noi Department of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs Nguyen Hong Dan made the announcement at a press conference of the Ha Noi Party Committee on January 8.
Accordingly, policy beneficiaries and impoverished households, the elderly, outstanding individuals, and poor workers will receive gifts worth from VND 300,000 (nearly US$ 13) to VND 2,500,000 each.
The local authorities will present Tet gifts to 95 organizations which are caring for those who rendered services to the nation revolution, and outstanding business units of wounded and sick soldiers and disabled people in the city, as well as social protection centers.
The municipal People’s Committee also assigned the People’s Committees of districts and towns, and heads of relevant agencies to call for donations and assistance from organizations and individuals, thus bringing warm Tet to policy beneficiaries and poor people on the occasion of the longest and biggest annual festival in Viet Nam./.
By Khanh Phuong