Da Nang receives evidences for Vietnam's sovereignty over Paracel Island

People’s Committee of Paracel Island, Historical Science Association of Da Nang city, Department of Propaganda and Training of Da Nang city's Party Committee, Department of Culture and Sport, Foreign Affairs Department and Da Nang Museum called on people to donate materials, maps, photos  and exhibits for Paracel Exhibition House at a call to action ceremony held on July 3.

PhD Tran Duc Anh Son (L) donates a version of Atlas Von China published by German Verlag von Dietrich Riemer in Berlin in 1885 for Paracel Exhibition House. (Photo:SGGP)

At the launching ceremony of call to action program  the organizational board received ‘Nho dao” (Missing islands) documentary film by elite artist Huynh Hung and Tri Trung talking about witnesses who had ever lived, worked, struggled and protected on Paracel Island before January 19th, 1974.

PhD Tran Duc Anh Son donated a version of Atlas Von China published by German Verlag von Dietrich Riemer in Berlin in 1885 that is kept at Harvard Yenching Library in the US.

Wife and son of Sergeant Nguyen Thanh Trong being laid down in January 19th, 1974 present remembrances and materials for Paracel Exhibition House. (Photo:SGGP)

The organizers also received model of Coast Guard vessel from Song Thu Company and 10 documents, remembrances presenting by family of Sergeant Nguyen Thanh Trong being laid down in January 19th, 1974.

The program will run until December 31st, 2016. Accordingly, organizations or individuals could contact to the People’s Committee of Paracel Island to donate materials, maps, photos and exhibits determining Vietnam’s sovereignty over sea islands via telephone number 05113 822291/ 0905 323 445 or email: hoangsa@danang.gov.vn

By Nguyen Khoi- Translated by Huyen Huong

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