At the opening ceremony (Photo: VNA)
Hai Duong (VNA) – People in northern Hai Duong province will get deeper understanding of the country’s sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagoes when visiting an exhibition featuring legal and historical evidence for the islands opened in the locality on April 14.

Co-organized by the Ministry of Communications and Information and the Hai Duong provincial People’s Committee, the exhibition is taking place at the provincial library.

The exhibits include copies of documents written in Chinese, Nom (a Chinese-like script of Vietnam), Vietnamese and French issued by Vietnam’s feudal regime and the French administration the Indochina from the 17th to the early 20th centuries, together with maps and atlas. 
They confirm Vietnam’s establishment and long-term and peaceful exercise of sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.

The exhibition has an area featuring activities of the Party, State, army, and people responding to the protection of the country’s seas and islands.

The organizing board has developed a 3D digitalized exhibition on the theme, especially a system of Hoang Sa and Truong Sa islands.

The exhibition will run till April 18. - VNA