PANO - The Soc Trang provincial Border Guard Command, in association with Thien Tam Fund of Vingroup and VTV24 News Center, offered 500 gifts to needy fishermen in the districts of Cu Lao Dung and Tran De and Vinh Chau town on August 14.

Handing over the gifts to local fishermen

Each gift worth VND 500,000 included VND 300,000 in cash and other necessities such as rice and sugar. The presents help ease difficulties for local fishermen and encourage them to continue developing maritime economy and join hands in protecting national sovereignty over seas and islands.

The event was part of the program "Let's clean the beach" launched by the VTV24 News Center in 28 provinces and cities nationwide. The program also equipped fishermen with knowledge of protecting the maritime environment, particularly not throwing waste or hazardous materials into the sea.

Translated by Trung Thanh