NA Chairman signs Resolution on 2021-2025 poverty reduction

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue signed Resolution No.24/2021/QH15 approving in principle investment in the National Target Programme on sustainable poverty reduction for the 2021-2025 period.

The Resolution targets that the rate of poor households under multidimensional poverty standards will be reduced by 1-1.5 percent annually while the rate of poor ethnic households will decrease by over 3 percent per year. Up to 30 percent of poor districts and 30 percent of especially disadvantaged communes in coastal and island areas will escape poverty.

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