650 HCMC youths take part in cleanup on Green Sunday

More than 650 Ho Chi Minh City Youth Union members, students, and other youths cleaned up the Ba Doi Canal in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 8 May 25 as part of the 105th Green Sunday campaign.

Youths take part in cleanup on Green Sunday (Photo:SGGP)

Deputy Standing Chairman of District 8 People's Committee, Vo Van Hung, said the district is crisscrossed by canals and more than 12,000 households live along them.

The environmental and water pollution there causes hemorrhagic fever outbreaks among them, he said.

Green Sunday is an annual meaningful activity, seeks to not only clean up the environment but also raise people’s awareness of environmental protection.

By Tuan Vu- Translated by Huyen Huong

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