The exhibition, entitled “Vietnam’s Hoang Sa and Truong Sa: Historical and legal evidence”, began in Ha Giang on September 29. (Photo: VNA)
Ha Giang (VNA) – The exhibition, entitled “Vietnam’s Hoang Sa and Truong Sa: Historical and legal evidence”, has given local ethnic minority people in Bac Quang district, northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, a better understanding of Vietnam’s waters sovereignty.

The three-day event began on September 29 and showcased maps and historical archives featuring the country’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes as well as its waters and continental shelf in the East Sea.

Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Tran Duc Quy said he hopes that the exhibition will increase public awareness, especially among the youth, of patriotism, solidarity and responsibility to protect the country’s sea and island sovereignty.

After being held in Bac Quang, the exhibition will come to other remote and border districts of Ha Giang, stated Nguyen Van Tue, Director of the provincial Department of Information and Telecommunication.-VNA