Children visit the exhibition (Source: VNA)

Bac Kan (VNA) –  A three-day exhibition on historical and legal evidence affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes opened in the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan on May 26.

The exhibition showcased a large number of documents, items and publications along with nearly 100 maps published in different periods by international and domestic researchers.

The event is among the important publicity campaigns to raise the awareness of the nation’s sovereignty over sea and islands.

Hoang Van Binh from Bang Lung town, Cho Don district, said the event helps locals understand the importance of the sea and islands and nurtures the patriotic tradition, spirit of solidarity, and responsibility of the people, thus contributing to protecting of the nation’s sovereignty over the sea and islands.

The exhibition runs until May 28.-VNA