On the occasion of the approaching Lunar New Year festival, a TV programme themed “Towards Truong Sa” was broadcast live on February 7 from central Khanh Hoa province and two sites on the island district.

From Truong Sa district, Pham Van Hien, Chairman of the Truong Sa District People’s Committee, and lieutenant-colonel Tran Minh Thuan, head of Nam Yet island, said that thanks to special attention paid by the Vietnam Navy Service, Khanh Hoa province and people nationwide, many infrastructural works have been built, giving a face-lift to the district and its communes and meeting local people’s needs.

Localities ensured sufficient supply of safe food, food stuff, vegetables and fruits, as well as art and sport programmes to welcome the biggest festival of the Vietnamese.

Le Thanh Quang, member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, wished local officials, soldiers and people a happy and warm New Year. He expressed his hope that they will obtain more achievements in 2013 and overcome all difficulties to maintain the country’s sacred territorial waters.

Earlier, the Naval Region 4’s High Command sent three ships, carrying Tet gifts from mainland to the island district.-VNA