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HCMC’s leaders, officials visit coast guard, people on Con Dao Islands

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A delegation of leaders and officials of the Party Committee, the People’s Council, the People’s Committee, and the Vietnam Fatherland Front of HCMC visited and offered gifts to cadres, soldiers, and people on Con Dao Island, off the coast of the southern province Ba Ria-Vung Tau on September 25.
HCMC’s leaders, officials visit coast guard, people on Con Dao Islands ảnh 1 Vice Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Hieu (R) offer a gift to a representative of the Regiment 251. 
Attending the visit was Vice Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Hieu; Rear Admiral Luong Viet Hung, Deputy Commander of the Vietnam People's Navy; Rear Admiral Nguyen Dang Tien, Secretary of the Party Committee cum Political Commissar of the Naval Region.
The delegation also visited and paid tribute to heroic martyrs at Hang Duong and Hang Keo cemeteries on Con Dao Island. Deputies sincerely commemorated and expressed deep gratitude to the heroes and fallen soldiers who sacrificed themselves for the independence and freedom of the nation on the islands, also known as the holy land.
HCMC’s leaders, officials visit coast guard, people on Con Dao Islands ảnh 2 HCMC's delegation visits the Radar Stations 590 and 32 on Con Dao Island.
Vice Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Hieu affirmed that the building management force of sea, islands, and ocean economic activities is an urgent and important task. In particular, the Vietnam People's Navy is the core service in protecting Vietnam's maritime sovereignty.
The municipal Government has always been interested in caring for the armed forces who are working day and night around islands to protect the country’s sovereignty, he added.
The delegation of HCMC's leaders and officials has carried out a trip to visit cadres, soldiers of the Naval Regions 2 and 5, and local people on the southwestern islands on September 24- October 1.
HCMC’s leaders, officials visit coast guard, people on Con Dao Islands ảnh 3 Vice Chairman of the HCMC People's Committtee Ngo Minh Chau (5th, R) and Chairwoman of the HCMC Women Union Nguyen Tran Phuong Tran  (5th, L) offer presents to the armed forces on Con Dao Island.
HCMC’s leaders, officials visit coast guard, people on Con Dao Islands ảnh 4 A representative of the Regiment 251 (R) presents a gift to the HCMC's delegation.
HCMC’s leaders, officials visit coast guard, people on Con Dao Islands ảnh 5 HCMC's officials visit Con Dao Museum.
HCMC’s leaders, officials visit coast guard, people on Con Dao Islands ảnh 6 Delegates visit the relic of Wharf 914 on the island.

By Ngo Binh – Translated by Kim Khanh

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