Taking care of poor families on Tet holiday

One week before Lunar New Year 2016 which falls on February 8, Prime Minister suggested Ministry of Finance to provide more than five thousand tons of rice from the national reserve source to local people in six provinces of Cao Bang, Quang Binh, Quang Ngai, Yen Bai, Ha Nam and Binh Dinh provinces, helping them enjoy a warm and happy Tet holidays.

Accordingly, Ministry of Finance will supply respectively 552 thousand tons of rice for Cao Bang, 999, 885 tons of rice for Quang Binh, 1, 200 tons of rice for Quang Ngai, 730,485 tons of rice for Ha Nam, 450 tons of rice for Yen Bai, and 1, 300 tons of rice for Binh Dinh province.

Earlier, Prime Minister also asked Ministry of Finance to provide one thousand tons of rice from the national reserve source to local people in Lao Cai and Quang Tri.

By Phan Thao- Translated by Huyen Huong

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