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Binh Thuan set to be a national sea tourism and sports center - (18/01/2018)

The department of Culture- Sports and Tourism (DoCST) has recently wrapped up its 2017’s activities and set targets for the new year’s achievements in the areas of Culture, Tourism and Sports.

As reported by the DoCST, a number of new forms of  artist and cultural activities have been unveiled, attracting a great number of tourists domestically and internationally. Particularly, it can records a great contribution of Fishermen show, Forgotten Land, street music, singing festival, don ca tai tu and other community-based art shows, and so on.

In addition, high-achievement sports attained 138 medals at the national and international tournaments. In the past year, the Sport sector has successfully organized 4 national awards in the locality. Remarkably, two athletes, Nguyen Thi Le Kim (Taekwondo) and Nguyen Tan Cong (Judo), won 2 medals at the SEA Games competition. Other public sporting event are maintained for further growth.

In the meantime, Binh Thuan tourism has welcomed 5.1 million tourists, a year-on-year increase of 13.7 percent, including 585,000 international visitors and a turnover of over VND 10.8 trillion.

With the significant contribution of culture, sport and tourism sector, Vice chairman of Binh Thuan provincial people’s committee urged the sector to boost cooperation with functional bodies to promptly deal with violations in some clubs, dance halls, disguised karaoke; strengthen to coordinate with the provincial public administrative center (PAC) to speedify the administrative procedures relating to the Culture-Sports and Tourism areas.

It is necessary to boost the construction of infrastructure, propaganda and promotion so that Binh Thuan would be built as a national sea sport and tourism center, becoming a spearhead economic sector of the province, stressed Vice chairman Nguyen Duc Hoa.
My Thien (BTO)


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