Visitors at the exhibition (Photo: VNA)
Lam Dong (VNA) – An exhibition showcasing historical and legal evidence affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes opened in Cat Tien town in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on April 11.

The event, the first of its kind in Cat Tien, introduced undeniable evidence of Vietnam’s sovereignty over the two archipelagoes, including ancient maps, administrative notes and documents.

Earlier, the exhibition was held in Da Lat city, Bao Loc city and Duc Trong district of Lam Dong, drawing over 20,000 visitors.

According to Director of the Lam Dong Department of Information and Communication, the exhibition has helped locals get deeper understanding of the country’s indisputable sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa, thus raising their awareness, solidarity and responsibility to join hands in protecting the national sovereignty over seas and islands.

The event is also part of activities to commemorate those who laid down their lives to safeguard the country’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa and honour their great sacrifices, he said.

The exhibition will run until April 13 before coming to Da Teh district from April 17-19.-VNA