The People’s Committee of central Da Nang city has decided to allocate 24 billion VND (1.1 million USD) to support social welfare beneficiaries and staff of non-productive administrative units in honour of the Lunar New Year holiday, which falls on February 15-23.

Accordingly, each staff of non-productive administrative units will receive 1 million VND (47.6 USD), while an additional 22 gifts worth 1 million VND will be sent to families with of officers and soldiers who are working on Truong Sa archipelago.
The city will also provide impoverished households with 15 kilograms of rice each.

Meanwhile, the neighbouring province of Thua Thien-Hue has committed 10 billion VND (476,000 USD) to purchasing gifts for social welfare beneficiaries. Of that amount, nearly 8 billion VND will be sourced from the provincial budget and the remaining will be generated from the district budget.

Local children of AO-affected ex-soldiers, disabled people, and poor households will be given Tet gifts.-VNA