People who made significant contributions to the national revolutionary cause will receive Tet gifts from the state (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang has signed a decision presenting gifts to people who made significant contributions to the national revolutionary cause on the occasion of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) 2018.

Gifts worth 400,000 VND (17.72 USD) and 200,000 VND (8.86 USD) each will be given to those who participated in revolutionary activities up to the August Revolution (August 19, 1945), Heroic Mothers, Heros of the People’s Armed Forces, Labour Heros during the Resistance War, war invalids, and fallen soldiers’ relatives.

Sick soldiers and veterans affected by toxic chemicals are also among the beneficiaries.

Total expenditure for the presents is estimated at more than 386 billion VND (17.1 million USD) from the State budget.-VNA