NA Standing Committee approves 20 million USD for rice aid

The National Assembly Standing Committee has approved an additional 20 million USD taken from the central contingency budget to buy 43,000 tons of national reserved rice used for aid activities from last July to this May.

The decision was made at a session on Tuesday, in which the Committee also proposed an additional 6.7 billion USD to purchase national reserved veterinary drugs used for animal disease prevention and treatment. The law makers discussed preparations for the next NA session which will adopt a draft resolution and six draft laws.

Source: VOV5