PM asks to supply rice for residents on Lunar New Year

The Prime Minister has just ordered the Ministry of Finance to provide 3,077 tons of rice from the state reserves to residents in some district in the Central provinces of Vietnam.

The amount of rice will be given to poor residents in the central provinces of  Ninh Thuan with 594 tons, Quang Binh with 1,000  tons, Phu Yen with 272 tons and the northern province of Thanh Hoa with 1,211 tons.

Earlier, the PM also asked the Ministry to supply nearly 10,000 tons of rice to 13 provinces including the northern provinces of Lao Cai, Tuyen Quang, Yen Bai, Ninh Binh, Ha Nam, the central provinces of Quang Tri, Nghe An, Binh Dinh, Quang Ngai and the highlands Central provinces of Dak Lak, Kon Tum on the occasion of Lunar New Year.

In addition, Prime Minister Dung instructed the Ministry of  Agriculture and Rural Development to give 25,000 liter of disinfectant and 250,000 vaccine against pig diseases to the central provinces of Phu Yen and Binh Dinh for prevention of diseases.

By Phan Thao - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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