MoLISA to give proposals on gifts for revolution contributors

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam on May 31 assigned the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) to submit proposals to President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on the presentation of gifts to people who rendered services to the nation on the occasion of the 74th War Invalids and Martyrs Day.

The gifts is estimated to cost over VND480 billion (US$20.85 million), with beneficiaries receiving presents at two levels of VND600,000 and VND300,000, 50 percent higher than those in the previous year.

Under the MoLISA’s proposals, Heroic Vietnamese Mothers, war invalids and veterans contaminated with chemical toxins and losing at least 81% of working capacity, and relatives of martyrs each will get VND600,000.

There is also another kind of gifts with a value of VND300,000 each, to be presented to war invalids and veterans losing 80% or less of their working capability, and martyrs’ relatives.