10,000 gift packages come to needy workers affected by COVID-19 in HCM City

Up to 10,000 gift packages, including necessities, will be handed over to needy workers in processing and industrial parks in Ho Chi Minh City under a programme launched on August 2.

The first gifts are delivered to workers in pandemic-hit areas in Thu Duc city. (Photo: VNA)

The programme was co-organised by the city trade union, a working group of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Defence Ministry’s standing boards for COVID-19 prevention and control in HCM City and other southern localities.

The first gifts will be presented to workers in pandemic-hit areas in Thu Duc city.

Earlier, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam and head of the grouping group sent letters to the Departments of Agriculture and Rural Development of southern cities and provinces, asking them to help workers in locked-down areas with food.

(en.tgvn.com.vn)