Since its launch in November 27, 2019, the contest has received over 12,000 entries sent by people from all walks of life. Eighteen contestants with the highest points entered the final round consisting of two parts: presentation and performance stage on Vietnam’s maritime sovereignty.

At the final round of the contest

According to Senior Colonel Pham Van Phen, Deputy General Director of Sai Gon New Port Corporation, despite impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, contestants have actively participated in the contest with good entries crafting measures to boost information dissemination on the national sovereignty over the national seas and islands in the current period.

Phen emphasized that the contest has opened up more opportunities for the participants to acquire more knowledge, and introduce creative and effective methods to raise public awareness of national maritime sovereignty and sustainable development.

The ground-breaking ceremony of two gratitude houses

During the contest, Kon Tum province, as a co-organizer, has conducted various significant activities, such as giving financial assistance to policy beneficiary families, national contributors, and poor households, building three gratitude houses for disadvantaged families, and taking care of Vietnamese Heroic Mothers.

Also taking place on June 20, representatives from the contest’s organizers attended a ground-breaking ceremony for two gratitude houses for two locals in Kon Hra village, Chu Hreng commune, Kon Tum city.

Translated by Song Anh