Implementation of President's Decision on Additional Amnesty

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong, who is also president of the Central Amnesty Advisory Council has ordered the implementation of the State President's additional amnesty decision.

Under this instruction, from Sept. 25 till Oct. 5, all prisons, detention centres and cities and provincial amnesty advisory councils under the central management, together with the Defense Ministry's Amnesty Steering Committee must compile a list of prisoners eligible for the President's additional amnesty.

The release of prisoners is expected to take place on Oct. 30 and 31.

The Deputy PM stressed that all cases meeting the conditions and requirements necessary to apply for the additional amnesty should be taken into consideration.

Source: VNA

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