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Quang Ninh (VNA) – The northeastern province of Quang Ninh is determined to eradicate extreme poverty in all communes and hamlets by 2020.

The province is expected to allocate about 1.3 trillion VND (59.2 million USD) to improve living conditions for poor people. The sum consists of more than 67 billion VND (2.9 million USD) from the State budget, over 968 billion VND (42.8 million USD) from provincial budget, with the remainder from capital mobilisation.

Quang Ninh is prioritising boosting production and improving living standards. Infrastructure investment is also necessary.

The province hopes that income per capita in 2020 will be double the figure of 2015.

Quang Ninh currently has 22 communes and 11 hamlets in extreme poverty.-VNA