Hanoi (VNA) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to allocate 2,016 tonnes of rice seeds, 325 tonnes of corn seeds and 58 tonnes of vegetable seeds to nine provinces which were severely affected by natural disasters. 

Accordingly, Vinh Phuc will receive 200 tonnes of rice seeds, 50 tonnes of corn seeds and eight tonnes of vegetable seeds; Ha Giang will get 16 tonnes, 50 tonnes and five tonnes of the seeds; Lao Cai - 100 tonnes, 60 tonnes and 10 tonnes; Yen Bai - 100 tonnes, 60 tonnes and eight tonnes; and Ha Tinh – 500 tonnes, 30 tonnes, and 10 tonnes.

Four other provinces, Quang Binh will be provided with 200 tonnes, 30 tonnes, and two tonnes; Quang Tri – 300 tones, 30 tonnes, and 10 tonnes; Thua Thien – Hue – 200 tonnes, five tonnes, and five tonnes, respectively; and Ninh Thuan – 400 tonnes of rice seed, and 10 tonnes of corn seeds.

The Prime Minister requested the People’s Committees of the nine provinces to receive, manage and allocate the seeds effectively. – VNA