Vietnam presents Tet gifts to needy people nationwide
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Leaders of Yen Bai province making donations to poor people at the meeting of the Executive Committee of the Yen Bai provincial Party Committee on January 18. (Photo: NDO)
For the first time, Yen Bai province presented gifts to all poor households in the area to mark the upcoming Tet (lunar New Year) festival, according to NDO.
Accordingly, each gift will be given in cash or in kind, will be worth at least VND500,000, mobilised from state sources. The gifts shall be presented from January 27 to February 6.
In particular, the provincial level will mobilise at least 9,300 gifts in cash. District levels shall mobilise at least 6,072 gifts in cash or in kind. The total cost of implementation is expected to be more than VND8.2 billion.
Earlier, on January 17, a delegation from the Central Committee of the Vietnamese Fatherland Front (VFF) led by Vice President of the VFF Central Committee Truong Thi Ngoc Anh, visited and presented gifts to cadres, soldiers, disadvantaged families and students at Loc Binh district, Lang Son province.
During the programme, the delegation visited and gave gifts to soldiers at the Border Guard station at Chi Ma Border Gate, presented gifts to 100 families in. who find themselves facing extremely difficult circumstances, and presented 100 warm blankets to students of Mau Son Primary School and Mau Son Secondary School for Ethnic Minority Students.
On this occasion, the Lang Son Provincial Fatherland Front Committee also gave 100 boxes of cake to families facing extremely difficult circumstances and students from the two schools.
Earlier in January 2, President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Tran Thanh Man presented gifts to 100 poor workers in An Giang province on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year festival or Tet.
Mr. Man urged the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor to launch a Tet program to assure poor workers with a happy Tet.
170 Tet gifts worth around 8,500 USD were given to poor workers in Dak Nong province on Friday. Government Inspector General Le Minh Khai asked Dak Nong province to take a better care for the poor at Tet.
The 2nd Workers’ Festival opened on Friday in Ho Chi Minh City. 83 stalls offer a wide range of products including clothes, home appliances and other commodities at discount from 10 to 70 percent. Ms. Nguyen Thi Loan is a worker at the district 12, Ho Chi MInh City: “The fair attracts a lot of customers. The products are sold at reasonable prices for poor workers”.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Confederation of Labor also presented 400 Tet gifts to local poor workers, VOV said.
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