Over 2,400 houses to be built for the poor in Nghe An’s border communes hinh anh 1Representatives from the Ministry of Public Security and Nghe An authorities hand over a model house to a poor household in Tam Hop commune, Tuong Duong district, on March 22. (Photo: VNA)

Nghe An (VNA) – The Ministry of Public Security and the authorities of Nghe An jointly held a ceremony on March 22 to hand over model houses and funding for the construction of more than 2,400 homes for the poor and people with housing difficulties in the central province.

Responding to a programme on housing support for the poor and people with housing difficulty in Nghe An province in the 2023-2025 period and implementing the provincial Police’s project on building drug-free border communes, the Ministry of Public Security decided to build 1,420 houses for poor households in 27 border communes.

Meanwhile, the provincial Police raised funds to build 1,000 houses in the three border districts of Ky Son, Tuong Duong, and Que Phong.

Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Minister of Public Security Sen. Lieut. Gen. Luong Tam Quang said that by implementing the policies of the Party, State, and government, the ministry has focused on taking care of and improving the quality of life of the poor and disadvantaged people throughout the country.

To date, the ministry has offered support to build more than 10,000 houses and boarding schools in the provinces of Son La, Dien Bien, Cao Bang, Lai Chau, Tuyen Quang, Thanh Hoa, Lang Son, and Hoa Binh.

Thai Thanh Quy, Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the provincial People's Council, and head of the province’s Steering Committee for mobilising support to build houses for the poor and disadvantaged people, said 118 agencies and units inside and outside the province have committed over 521 billion VND (22.15 million USD) in support for building houses for the poor./.