Finance Ministry raises 320 billion VND for COVID-19 vaccine fund hinh anh 1(Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
- The Ministry of Finance received 326 billion VND (14.1 million USD) worth of donations on June 11 from the financial and other sectors for the national COVID-19 vaccine fund.

Property developer the Sun Group gave 300 billion VND, the S-Generation fund 20 billion VND, the State Treasury 3 billion VND, the Vietnam Lottery Company (Vietlott) 2 billion VND, and the Vietnam Debt and Asset Trading Corporation 1 billion VND.

Vietnam is projected to need 150 million doses of vaccine to inoculate about 75 million people at an estimated cost of 25.2 trillion VND (nearly 1.1 billion USD).

According to the management board of the fund, as of 11am on June 11 it had received a total of 4.3 trillion VND from 267,928 organisations and individuals./.