PM earmarks nearly 67.5 million USD for COVID-19 fight

The Prime Minister has just decided to allocate over 1.55 trillion VND (nearly 67.5 million USD) from the State budget this year to the Ministry of National Defence to combat COVID-19.

The management and utilisation of the additional fund must abide by relevant regulations in a transparent, open, economical and effective manner.

The PM noted that the purpose of the expenditure must not overlap with the previous ones cited in decisions issued in March and September 2020./.