April 15, 2017 | 20:46 (GMT+7)
Hai Duong’s locals learn more about Hoang Sa, Truong Sa
People in Northern Hai Duong province will get deeper understanding of the country’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos when visiting an exhibition featuring legal and historical evidence for the islands opened in the locality on April 14.
At the opening ceremony. Photo: infonet
Co-organized by the Ministry of Information and Communications and the Hai Duong provincial People’s Committee, the exhibition is taking place at the provincial library.
The exhibits include copies of documents written in the Chinese, Nom (a Chinese-like script of Vietnam), Vietnamese and French languages issued by Vietnam’s feudal dynasties and the French administration in the Indochina from the 17th to the early 20th centuries, together with maps and atlas.
They confirm Vietnam’s establishment and long-term and peaceful exercise of sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
The exhibition has an area featuring activities of the Party, State, army, and people responding to the protection of the country’s seas and islands.
The organizing board has developed a 3D digitized exhibition on the theme, especially a system of the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa Islands.
The exhibition will run till April 18.