25/04/2016 09:21 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Vietnam, China complete joint survey of waters off Gulf of Tonkin

Hanoi, April 24 (VNA) – Vietnam and China has recently completed their joint survey of waters off the mouth of the Gulf of Tonkin.

The survey was conducted by the Vietnamese Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Department of Survey and Mapping, and the Chinese Ministry of Land and Resources’ Geological Survey Department.

The surveyaims effectuate the common perception reached by the two countries’ high-ranking leaders. Its resu lts will serve the delimitation of the boundary of the continental shelf and exclusive economic zone off the mouth of the Gulf of Tonkin between Vietnam and China as well as their cooperation for mutual development in the area.