|Naval officers transport kumquat trees, a popular plant used in Tết holiday, on board before taking off to DK1 platforms. — VNA/VNS Photo Mạnh Dương|
BÀ RỊA-VŨNG TÀU — The Naval Region 2 High Command yesterday sent two delegations to visit officers and soldiers on duty on DK1 platforms, ships, and agencies and units stationed in Côn Đảo District of the southern province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu, on the occasion of the approaching Lunar New Year (Tết) holiday.
Tết holiday in 2023 will be between January 20 and 23.
Representatives from the Defence and Security Education Centre of Việt Nam National University HCM City, the club “For Homeland Sea and Islands”, and 58 reporters from press agencies nationwide also joined the delegations, which was led by Colonel Phạm Quyết Tiến and Colonel Nguyễn Việt Anh, Vice Commander and Deputy Chief of Staff of the High Command.
The ships Trường Sa 10 and Trường Sa 21 of the High Command are carrying more than 500 gift packages and other goods provided by the Ministry of Defence, the Navy Force, the Navy Region 2 High Command, and those donated by businesses, organisations, and individuals.
The journeys are scheduled to last 13-15 days. — VNS