A fund for taking care of the province's elderly to be set up

The People's Committee of Ben Tre Province has approved in principle the formation of a fund for use to take care of the elderly people as proposed by the Department of Finance. The fund is named the Elderly Care taking Fund, which is aimed to take care of the elderly in cuommunes, wards and towns of all districts and the Township. The Fund is going to call for contributions from all walks of life, from domestic as well as foreign organizations and individuals.

The Fund incomes and spendings management will be carried out in accordance with the Decision No 47/2006/QĐ-BTC issued on September 13, 2006, by the Ministry of Finance. The Department of Finance is assigned to guide the Fund formation as well as the Fund incomes and spendings management.

Translated by An Chau.

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