The event was attended by Chief of the Vietnam Coast Guard Command Major General Le Quang Dao, Deputy Head of the Military Youth Advisory Board Colonel Nguyen Duc Cuong, and Chairman of the People’s Committee of Duy Tien town Pham Hong Thanh.

Major General Le Quang Dao and local authorities awarding the winners

The contest drew the participation of 68 high school students in the areas.

The program aimed to raise public awareness of information about national sea and islands, as well as the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) 1982, the Law of the Sea of Vietnam 2012, and the Law on the Vietnam Coast Guard 2018, among others.

The activity contributed to building patriotism and raising people’s responsibility for the cause of protecting national sovereignty over sea and islands, strengthening solidarity among troops and students, youths, teachers and the locals.

Presenting gifts to heroic Vietnamese mother Nguyen Thi Chinh

Concluding the contest, the organizing panel presented eight awards and certificates of merit to outstanding students.

On the sidelines of the event, the military units also visited and presented gifts, worth totally more than VND 500 million, to heroic Vietnamese mothers, wounded soldiers, local authorities and needy students.

Translated by Chung Anh