|Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc hands over gifts to gifts to the poor and Agent Orange victims|
in Đăk Song district, the Central Highlands province of Đăk Nông yesterday.— VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất
ĐĂK NÔNG — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc visited poor people and policy beneficiaries in Đăk Song district, the Central Highlands province of Đăk Nông yesterday and presented 200 gifts ahead of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tết) festival.
On the occasion, the Central Committee of the Red Cross Society granted 100 gifts to the poor and Agent Orange victims in the district.
Speaking at the event, PM Phúc underlined the Party and State’s policy of caring for ethnic minority groups, policy beneficiaries and households in need.
He asked authorities of Đăk Song district and Đăk Nông province to ensure a warm Tết for local residents and pay attention to poverty reduction.
Earlier, the PM visited and presented Tết gifts to heroic Vietnamese mother Châu Thị Nghê, 94, in Đức An town, Đăk Song district.
Đăk Song is now home to more than 79,000 people with 12 ethnic groups, mostly relying on agriculture. It has seven national-standard schools and 485 policy beneficiaries. The rate of poor households exceeds 10 percent while the rate of poor ethnic minority households accounts for more than 30 percent. — VNS