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According to VNA, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Nganmade the statement at a ceremony presenting Tet gifts to disadvantaged people in the southern province of Ben Tre on February 2.
The top legislator said join efforts are needed to care for people, especially Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims, people with disabilities and orphans.
At the ceremony, PetroVietnam Gas Joint Stock Corporation handed over 1,500 packages of gifts worth VND 1.5 billion (USD 65,015) to local authorities.
The gifts, each worth VND 1 million (USD 43,50), will be presented to local social policy beneficiaries.
In the morning of January 31, Lung Cu Border Guard Station, in collaboration other agencies and units in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, presented 150 gifts worth VND 1 million each to policy beneficiary families, poor households and poor students who gained outstanding achievements in studying, NDO reported.
They also made over 100 banh chung (square glutinous rice cake) to students in schools in Ma Lung U and Ma Le communes.
Da Nang City Red Cross held a charity market, aiming to donate Tet gifts to Agent Orange victims and disadvantaged people who were affected by floods and COVID-19 pandemic.
Border guard stations in the southern province of Dong Thap, in coordination with authorities in eight border communes in the province, presented 288 gifts worth total over VND 100 million (USD 4,350) to local households.
Numerous other activities were held in Thanh Hoa, Dong Nai, Quang Binh, Thua Thien – Hue, Quang Ngai and Can Tho, giving donations to revolutionary contributors, policy beneficiaries and people who are living in difficult circumstances./.
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