At the opening ceremony

The event was part of the activities to mark the 47th founding anniversary of the municipal border guard command (May 7, 1975 -2022) and welcome Youth Union congresses at all levels, towards the 11th Congress of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union for the 2022-2027 tenure.

The two-day program attracted the participation of more than 500 youths from local Youth Union organizations and schools and troops from the municipal border guard command, the Ho Chi Minh City Command, Ho Chi Minh City’s Public Security Department, Division 5 of Military Region 7, and Division 9 of Army Corps 4, among others. 

During the event, participating youths and troops visited and presented gifts to heroic Vietnamese mothers, offered incense in commemoration of fallen soldiers, and visited policy households. Besides, they joined activities to learn about national sovereignty and traditions of the border guard force and conducted activities to clean up the beach.

Deputy Secretary of the municipal Youth Union Organization Tran Thu Ha speaking at the opening ceremony

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Deputy Secretary of the municipal Youth Union Organization Tran Thu Ha emphasized the significance of the event. She said that the camp was one of the practical activities demonstrating youths’ love for national sea and islands and the nation.

Through the program, the organizing panel expected to consolidate the relationship between local youths and troops from military units.

Delegates posing for a joint photo

The Standing Committee of the municipal Youth Union Organization expected that local Youth Union organizations will foster ties with military units in the city and conduct more meaningful activities in the coming time. In the short term, Youth Union organizations and military units in Ho Chi Minh City should organize activities to mark the 75th anniversary of Vietnam Wounded Soldiers’ and Martyrs’ Day (July 27) and actively combat COVID-19 while paying attention to socio-economic recovery.

Translated by Tran Hoai