The Vietnamese and Chinese coast guards in a joint photo

Under the set plan, the Vietnamese and Chinese ships conducted an inspection along the demarcation line between the two countries and checked fishing activities of fishing trawlers of Vietnam and China in the waters in accordance with the Agreement on Fishery Cooperation in the Gulf of Tonkin from April 21 to 26.

During the six-day joint patrol, the two sides carried out several activities, such as courtesy calls, experience and expertise exchanges and monitoring of the implementation of the Fishery Cooperation Agreement of fishing trawlers of the two countries in the shared fishing area.

On this occasion, the ships of Naval Region 1 conducted the program “Coast Guards stand by fishermen,” on Con Co Island (Quang Tri province) with various activities, including incense offering at the Martyrs’ Monument, presentation of gifts to the authorities, troops and residents of Con Co Island, distribution of information, gifts, national flags, medicine and life-vests to the Vietnamese fishermen fishing at sea.

Translated by Trong Dat