The national election is scheduled to take place on May 23, 2021.
Central bodies and ministries will receive VND17.5 billion while 63 cities and provinces will get the remaining amount of VND716 billion.
The National Assembly’s Office will be allotted the highest amount among central bodies and the Ministry of Home Affairs is the biggest recipient among ministries.
Meanwhile, Hanoi tops local recipient for the given budget with VND43.3 billion, followed by Ho Chi Minh City VND41.6 billion, Thanh Hoa is the third beneficiary with VND31.8 billion.
According to the Ministry of Finance, the spending will go to building and printing documents, reports, publications; running news portals of the National Election Council; purchasing equipment for the council’s office; security and dissemination of the elections; holding conferences ahead of the elections; and the organization and scrutiny of the voting.