Mekong Delta preserves water-related cultural values

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Can Tho (VNA) – The preservation and promotion of water cultural values in the Mekong Delta have become more urgent than ever before under the impacts of the fourth industrial revolution and international integration as well as the global climate change, heard a workshop in Can Tho city on November 28.

Rector of Can Tho University Associate Professor PhD. Ha Thanh Toan, said water culture in the Delta covers various aspects from history, art, literature, and religion to tourism.

Representatives from the Political Academy under the Ministry of National Defence said localities, which are able to tap natural advantages and native culture to develop tourism, record stable growth.

They suggested promoting the region’s unique culture of floating markets, gastronomy, boat traveling, and mangrove forest system as well as improve the quality of tourism services.

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