Over 2,000 people, including students, workers, armed forces and retirees on November 2 joined a march in Ho Chi Minh City on the occasion the country’s population reached 90 million a day earlier.

Organised by the Ministry of Public Health, the event aims to raise public awareness of the important role by the population and family planning work in the country’s sustainable development.

It also serves as a call for solidarity among the Vietnamese to safeguard the country’s sovereignty over the sea and islands, while demonstrating their determination in the national construction and defence.-VNA