Disabled people in Ho Chi Minh city receive Tet presents. (Photo: PANO) At the meeting held on February 22 nd to review care for people during Tet, the city People’s Committee said that nearly VND1.39 trillion had been spent on social welfare work during 2018 Tet, an increase of over VND80 billion compared to last year. Apart from VND13.1 billion from the central budget and nearly VND799 billion from the city budget, the city Fatherland Front and unions encouraged businesses and individuals to care for beneficiaries, poor families, poor workers, poor students and farmers, using nearly VND577 billion. The city sent 50 delegations to visit and give Tet presents to beneficiaries and organized a wide range of practical programs caring for armed forces, workers, labourers, students, poor children and disabled people. Together with this, professional art performances were held, serving residents’ and international visitors’ recreation. Of which, Nguyen Hue flower street, book streets and flower fairs continued to be typical Tet products of the city, attracting more than 3.8 million visitors./.