Kien Giang border guards (Source: VNA)
Kien Giang (VNA) – Representatives from the High Command of Naval Zone 5 and several southern localities and businesses on January 10 started visiting and presenting gifts to military officers and people on southwestern islands on the threshold of the Lunar New Year (Tet).

In five days until January 15, the delegation plans to stop at Phu Quoc, Tho Chu, Nam Du, Hon Khoai, Hon Chuoi and Hon Doc islands.

According to Deputy Military Commander Nguyen Van Dong, the annual activity aims to encourage officers who are safeguarding islands in the southwestern part of the nation.

To improve the spiritual life of the officers during the holiday, Chung cake (Vietnamese square glutinous rice cake) making, singing and sport competitions will be organised.-VNA