Khanh Hoa: New Year wish extended to residents, soldiers in Truong Sa hinh anh 1Dwellers and soldiers on Sinh Ton island are making Banh Chung for the Tet. (Source: VNA)

Khanh Hoa (VNA) – New Year wishes were sent to residents and soldiers in the Truong Sa (Spratly) island district via a live television programme organised by Khanh Hoa province authorities on January 24.

The event took place at the April 2 Square, Nha Trang city, Truong Sa town and Sinh Ton commune in Truong Sa island district.

Le Thanh Quang, Khanh Hoa province’s Party Committee Secretary, asked people and soldiers in Truong Sa town and Sinh Ton commune about their preparations for Tet.

Do The Tuyen, chairman of the Truong Sa town People’s Committee, said with investment from the Party, State, and the Vietnamese People’s Navy’s Regional Command, buildings like the cultural house, tradition house and parks have been built.

Half a month before, necessities for Tet like food, flower, pork, and beef were transported from the mainland to the islands while people on islands began decorating their houses for Tet.

Culture, art and sports programmes were practised to prepare for Tet performances.

Luong Quoc Anh, chairman of the Sinh Ton People’s Committee, said that his commune had received all necessities from the mainland.

Quang wished soldiers and people of Truong Sa town and Sinh Ton commune in Truong Sa district a warm, happy, safe Tet but urged them to remember their responsibility to protect the sea and islands.

Via live television broadcast, on behalf of people and soldiers in Truong Sa district, Tuyen and Anh wished people on the mainland a happy Tet.-VNA