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The information was released by a representative from the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City announced on May 5.

A total of 1.5 billion VND will be offered to Vietnamese Cambodians and disadvantaged people in Cambodia and 1 billion VND to overseas Vietnamese and people in difficult circumstance in Laos.

Previously, Ho Chi Minh City presented 1.6 billion VND to Cambodia to support the country in its fight against the pandemic.

At the same time, the Ho Chi Minh City’s Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee will support 1.5 billion VND to the city’s Border Guard High Command to carry out COVID-19 prevention work.

On the same day, the Ho Chi Minh City’s Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee visited and presented gifts to frontline forces in the fight against COVID-19 in the border provinces of Long An and Binh Phuoc. Each province received 1 billion VND for prevention efforts and 200 million VND for solar-powered lighting projects./.

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