Quang Tri (VNA), Oct. 8 -- The central province of Quang Tri has mobilised a total of 65.63 trillion VND (2.82 billion USD) for building new-style rural areas over the past decade, the provincial steering board for national target programmes reported.

As of October 2019, 52 out of the province's 117 communes have been recognised as new-style rural areas . The number is projected to reach 60 at the end of this year.

Three out of eight pilot communes , comprising Vinh Thuy and Vinh Kim in Vinh Linh district, and Cam Chinh in Cam Lo district, have won the status of model new-style rural areas.

The programme has helped to improve rural infrastructure, thus better meeting demands of production and daily activities, while spurring the rural ...