The level of allowance for those who rendered services to the revolution has been increased to 1.318 million VND (61.87 USD) from 1.220 million VND, according to a new government decree.

The new decree also stipulates monthly allowances and subsidies for martyrs’ relatives and Vietnamese heroic mothers, those who care for Vietnamese heroic mothers and those who hold the titles People’s Armed Forces Heroes and Labour Hero in the wartime period.

The decree is to replace the Decree No. 101/2014/NĐ-CP dated September 4, 2013.-VNA