Naval ships transport Tet gifts to offshore soldiers

(VOV) -On January 13, two naval ships left the coastal city of Vung Tau, southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, carrying New Year gifts for officers and soldiers stationed at offshore marine defence platforms and Con Dao island. 

One vessel will deliver goods to Tu Chinh, Phuc Nguyen, Que Duong, Huyen Tran and Ba Ke defence platforms. The second will unload its cargo at platform DK1/10 and Con Dao island. 

The supplies include fragrant rice, pork, sweets, and peach flowers donated by individuals, agencies and organisations from across the country to help the officers and soldiers enjoy an authentic traditional Lunar New Year.