Ca Mau to host Shrimp Festival

The People’s Committee of Ca Mau province yesterday received a documentary from Governmental Office about hosting Shrimp Festival  under a direction of Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.

Ca Mau has the country’s largest shrimp output and cultivation.

Accordingly, the deputy prime minister directed the Ca Mau People’s Committee actively collaborates with ministries, departments, agencies and relevant organizations to set up detail preparation for the event.

Additionally, the leader also urged Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to quickly adopt requirements of the Prime Minister about regulation of the shrimp festival.

According to Vice Chairman of the Ca Mau People’s Committee Le Van Su, the coastal province in Mekong Delta has the country’s largest shrimp output and cultivation.

Shrimp products have been exported to 90 worldwide countries and territories with an annual turnover up to over US$ 1 billion, accounting 35 percent of shrimp export turnover of the country.

By NGOC CHANH- Translated by Huyen Huong

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