Deputy PM extends Buddha’s birthday greetings

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on Sunday congratulated Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon, President of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s Executive Board on the occasion of the Lord Buddha’s 2564th birthday.

During a visit to Minh Dao pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City, the Deputy Prime Minister wished all Buddhist dignitaries and followers’ health and peace and urged them to continue to join other Vietnamese people in national development. Mr. Binh highlighted Buddhist dignitaries and followers’ contributions to the nation, particularly in the fight against COVID-19. He said the Vietnamese Party and State always respect freedom of belief and religion, ensure all religious activities are practiced in line with law, and create conditions for religious followers to practice their religion and fulfill their duties with the country.

Source: VOV5

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