More donations offered to COVID-19 fight
Vice President and General Secretary of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Le Tien Chau (R) receives the CEO Group's donation to the national COVID-19 vaccine fund on August 13. (Photo: mattran.org.vn)
NDO – Vice President and General Secretary of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Le Tien Chau on August 13 received an additional sum of nearly US$529,000, donated by various units in support of the nation’s COVID-19 anti-pandemic efforts.
The donations included VND10 billion (US$440,000) from the CEO Group for the national COVID-19 vaccine fund, and US$50,000 from the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association and VND882 million (nearly US$39,000) from the General Department of Taxation for the COVID-19 fight.
Since May 1, 2021, more than VND7 trillion (US$307.8 million) has been donated or registered to be donated to the pandemic battle through the VFF system from central to local levels, including VND794.8 billion through the VFF Central Committee and over VND6.22 trillion through the VFF Committees of cities and provinces.
Speaking at the event on Friday, Chau thanked the three units for their donations, affirming that the money will be allocated in a public, transparent and lawful manner, contributing to promptly lifting the country out of its current period of difficulty.
On the same day, at its truck and bus showroom in Phu Tho Province, the Truong Hai Auto Corporation (THACO) presented nine specialised cars in service of mobile vaccination to the Health Departments of Phu Tho, Yen Bai, Lao Cai, Tuyen Quang, Vinh Phuc, Ha Giang, Son La, Lai Chau and Dien Bien Provinces.
The VFF Committee of Hoa Binh Province hands over 70 tonnes of goods to support Hanoi's COVID-19 prevention and control efforts.
On August 13, the VFF Committee of Hanoi held a ceremony to receive more than 70 tonnes of goods, including rice and necessities, from the VFF Committee of Hoa Binh Province, to support the capital’s COVID-19 prevention and control efforts.
Vice Chairman of the Quang Tri Provincial People’s Committee Hoang Nam said that from August 13, the province began to disburse a projected amount of VND15 billion (US$660,000) to support around 15,000 Quang Tri workers in southern cities and provinces facing difficulties due to the impact of the pandemic, with VND1 million for each.
The central coastal city of Da Nang has completed the payment of more than VND29 billion in allowances for 53,593 revolutionary contributors, beneficiaries of social protection policies, poor and near-poor people in the city affected by COVID-19.
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