12/01/2016 09:26 GMT+7 print

Rice aid to reach the poor during Tet

Hanoi, January 11 (VNA) – Disadvantaged residents of northern Tuyen Quang, and central Nghe An provinces will receive almost 3,900 tonnes of rice from the national reserves as the Government’s assistance in the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday.

Most of the allocation, at more than 3,600 tonnes, will come to 241,154 households in Nghe An.

The remainder will benefit 17,947 households in Tuyen Quang.

Each member of these households will receive 15 kilograms of rice within the month.