Life-jackets For Boat Passengers

The National Committee on Transport Safety, Vietnam Inland Waterway Administration in conjunction with Tien Giang Committee on Transport Safety held this campaign in the Binh Duc Commune, Chau Thanh District (Tien Giang Province).

Mr. Nguyen Huu Chi and school pupils with life-jackets

At the ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Huu Chi – Chairman of the Tien Giang Provincial People’s Committee and Chairman of Tien Giang Committee on Transport Safety said that Tien Giang had 99 cross-river wharfs and 18 down-stream wharfs with 350 aquatic vehicles carrying more than five million passengers per year.

Most of these wharfs are licensed; however, there are not many high-quality passenger vessels and high-qualified vessel drivers.

Thus, the campaign is of great significance for the safety of boat passengers in general and school pupils in particular.

SGGP - Translated by Thuy Hang

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