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A special art performance programme on seas, islands and borders will be organised by the HCM City Fatherland Front (HFF) in Ho Chi Minh City on October 4.

The programme aims to help people understand about the country’s seas, islands and borders and call for them to share difficulties with islanders and forces on duty there.

At a press conference on the event on September 24, Trieu Le Khanh, Vice President of the HFF said the event reflects affection and responsibility of citizens from all walks of life in the city in safeguarding the country.

Through the programme, organisers will raise money to assist armed forces, maritime police, fisheries surveillance forces, and fishermen.

Khanh said the fund for the work has received 32 billion VND (1.4 million USD) donated by organisations and individuals, already surpassing its original goal of 30 billion VND.

During the programme, besides meticulously-staged impressive performances, audience will interact with navy soldiers and border guards to understand more about difficulties facing them in efforts to perform their duties.-VNA