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national target programme on sustainable poverty reduction

Efforts increased to reduce poverty nationwide

Society

Efforts increased to reduce poverty nationwide

At the end of 2017, the percentage of poor households nationwide stood at 6.7, down 1.53 percent compared to the same period the previous year, said Vice Chairman of the Government’s Committee for Ethnic Affairs Phan Van Hung on August 14.

 Disadvantaged communes get support

Society

Disadvantaged communes get support

The Prime Minister has approved a list of 291 underprivileged communes in coastal, sea and island areas to receive investment support as part of a national target programme on sustainable poverty reduction between 2016 and 2020.