(VOV) - A meeting was held at the Sinh Ton island (Sin Cowe East Island) on March 21 to celebrate the 36th anniversary of the liberation of the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago.
Presence at the meeting were Nguyen Tan Tuan, Deputy Secretary of the Khanh Hoa provincial Party Committee; Colonel Nguyen Duc Vuong, Deputy Political Commissar of the naval force’s zone 4, and Nguyen Duc Thang, Chairman of the Truong Sa district People’s Committee.
Speaking at the meeting, Thang said the liberation of islands in the Truong Sa Archipelago reflected the strong determination of the navy forces and the People’s Army in general.
It was a significant victory which contributed to the nation’s great victory, leading to Vietnam’s reunification in 1975, he emphasized.
The Khanh Hoa provincial department for Sports, Culture, and Tourism is examining the concrete slabs of sovereignty placed on the islands belonging to the Truong Sa districtin order to recognize them as provincial-level relics.
These concrete slabs were put up a long time ago to affirm Vietnam’s sovereignty, says the department.