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Social resources sent to Fatherland Front to help COVID-19 fight

Social resources have been sent to the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) over the past few days in response to a call from the Party, Government and the VFF to fight the raging COVID-19 pandemic.

According to preliminary statistics, the amount of money donated through the National Humanitarian Portal has reached over 128 billion VND (5.4 million USD).

More than 750 billion VND in cash and kind have been sent to the VFF Central Committee.

On April 6, President of the VFF Central Committee Tran Thanh Man received 100 million VND (4,266 USD) from the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Internal Affairs.

He stressed that all of the cash will be transferred to the Ministry of Health to buy essential medical equipment to tackle COVID-19, while relief packages will be sent to the Ministry of National Defence and the Ministry of Public Security for distribution to quarantine and treatment facilities throughout the country.

The same day, the VFF leader also received fundings worth 105 million VND and 335 million VND from Doan ket Company Limited and AOE Community in Vietnam, respectively.

Vice President of the VFF Central Committee Nguyen Huu Dung received 30 million VND from the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations, and 40 million VND from the National Political Publishing House, in donations for the nationwide fight against COVID-19.

Also on April 6, the VFF’s chapter in the northern province of Hai Duong received support from many businesses in and out of the locality to prevent the pandemic.

The chapter has received over 4.6 billion VND, including 3 billion VND in cash and the remainder in essential goods, food and medical equipment.