On the precipice of the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, numerous organisations have visited and presented gifts to disadvantaged people to ensure a warm and enjoyable festival for all.

On February 3-4, a delegation from the Government Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs led by Deputy Minister-Vice Chairman Phan Van Hung visited and offered over 120 gifts to ethnic minority households and policy beneficiaries in the Na Hang and Son Duong districts of northern mountainous Tuyen Quang province.

At working sessions with the districts’ leaders, Hung requested they focus on ethnic policies and make significant efforts to boost socio-economic development and ensure political security.

The People’s Committee of the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong has allocated 29 billion VND (1.36 million USD) from the local budget to purchase 59,656 Tet gifts for the poor, elderly and families of war veterans, volunteers, and martyrs.

Gifts have also been given to ethnic minority students and patients at local general hospitals.

From February 4-12, southern Dong Nai’s Labour Confederation will present gifts and bus tickets to impoverished workers in the locality.

On February 4, ten charity houses were handed over to disadvantaged families in the Thanh Mien district of northern Hai Duong province.

On the occasion, the Hanoi Department of Education and Training also offered gifts to 450 teachers and disabled students in difficult circumstances.-VNA