HCMC’s delegation visits Nam Du, Hon Chuoi islands

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Within the framework of the visit to southwestern islands, the delegation of HCMC's leaders and officials met and offered gifts to officers and soldiers on duty on Hon Chuoi Island in Ca Mau Province and Nam Du Island in Kien Giang Province on September 28.
HCMC’s delegation visits Nam Du, Hon Chuoi islands ảnh 1 The delegation of HCMC's leaders and officials visits soldiers and local people on Nam Du Island .
Speaking at the meeting, Chairwoman of the HCMC Women Union Nguyen Tran Phuong Tran expressed her joy at the visit to officers and soldiers on Hon Chuoi Island.
The delegation also offered incense to commemorate victims of Typhoon Linda in 1997. The storm made landfall in several southern provinces and left 778 people dead, 2,123 missings, 1,232 injured and 2,897 fishing vessels sunk. As many as 107,892 houses collapsed and 204,564 houses were damaged. It was one of the deadliest storms ever to hit the country.
HCMC’s delegation visits Nam Du, Hon Chuoi islands ảnh 2 HCMC's leaders and officials offer incense to commemorate victims of Typhoon Linda in 1997.
HCMC’s delegation visits Nam Du, Hon Chuoi islands ảnh 3 HCMC's leaders and officials commemorate victims of Typhoon Linda in 1997.
HCMC's leaders and officials visited and offered essential commodities and machinery to the Radar Station 600, soldiers and local people on Nam Du island.
The trip to visit cadres, soldiers of the Naval Regions 2 and 5, and local people on the southwestern islands that runs from September 24 to October 1 aims to give a deep knowledge of the daily activities of soldiers and people on the islands to the city’s residents, raise the public’s awareness of sovereignty over seas and islands, and call people to participate in “For the sea and islands of the country – For the national front land” movement.
HCMC’s delegation visits Nam Du, Hon Chuoi islands ảnh 4 Vice Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Hieu (R) offer a gift to representatives of  the Radar Station 600.
HCMC’s delegation visits Nam Du, Hon Chuoi islands ảnh 5 Rear Admiral Luong Viet Hung, Deputy Commander of the Vietnam People's Navy (R) offers gifts to the armed force on Nam Du Island.
HCMC’s delegation visits Nam Du, Hon Chuoi islands ảnh 6 Chairwoman of the HCMC Women Union Nguyen Tran Phuong Tran  (L) offer presents to the Youth Union of the Radar Station 600.
HCMC’s delegation visits Nam Du, Hon Chuoi islands ảnh 7 The delegation of HCMC's leaders and officials hands over presents to soldiers and local people on Nam Du Island .
HCMC’s delegation visits Nam Du, Hon Chuoi islands ảnh 8 The delegation of HCMC's leaders and officials together with officers and soldiers on Nam Du Island pose for a group photo.

By Ngoc Binh – Translated by Kim Khanh

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