Seafood Festival 2014 opens in Phu Yen
21:30 | 29/03/2014
VGP – Viet Nam Seafood Festival 2014 was opened on March 29 in the southern province of Phu Yen, targeting to boosting potential for economic development of marine economy. 

The launching of Viet Nam Seafood Festival 2014, Phu Yen, March 29, 2014 - Photo: VGP/Dinh Nam

As a coastal country, Viet Nam should convert maritime-based economy into a driving force for development of which the fishery sector should gain confidence of customers worldwide, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at the opening ceremony of the festival.

Phu Yen should take the lead and steer the country on the right course to fully exploit the marine industry to its fullest for the benefit of all Vietnamese people, said the Government leader.

Mr. Dam hoped that the event would help develop the local seafood creativity, Phu Yen and coastal provinces towards a more rapid and sustainable marine economy.

Around 150 artists from art troupes in the coastal central and central highlands provinces jointed the event featuring the images of Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) islands./.

By Kim Loan



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