Representatives hailing from provinces and organisations have set sail for Truong Sa island district, the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa, on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of the liberation of southern Vietnam.

Ship HQ-996 with those people on board left Khanh Hoa’s Cam Ranh port on April 28.

During the trip til May 7, the delegation will deliver gifts, totalling some 2 billion VND (95,200 USD), to soldiers and residents on Song Tu Tay, Son Ca, Nam Yet, Sinh Ton, Co Lin and Truong Sa Lon islands and Platform DK1.

A ceremony will also be held to commemorate the soldiers who dedicated their lives to protecting Truong Sa archipelago and the country’s southwestern waters.

Secretary of the Khanh Hoa provincial Party Committee Le Thanh Quang said that the visit delivers the support of inland people for the construction of an economically and militarily strong Truong Sa district.-VNA