PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc visits Soc Trang province

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has extended best wishes to Khmer Theravada Buddhist dignitaries and followers in Soc Trang province on the occasion of the Chol Chnam Thmay � the traditional New Year Festival of Khmer people in the south.

The Government leader visited the provincial Association for Solidarity of Patriotic Buddhist Monks and Pali school, and offered incense at Khleang pagoda in the province on Saturday. He appreciated efforts by Khmer Buddhist dignitaries and followers and Khmer people to implement socio-economic development goals and ensure the locality's security and order. He asked local authorities to pay more attention to Khmer people in disadvantaged areas. On this occasion, PM Phuc visited and presented gifts to Khmer policy beneficiaries.

At a meeting with the local authorities the same day, the Prime Minister asked the province to strengthen economic restructuring, focus on high-tech agriculture and clean fishery production, and develop tourism in combination with promoting clean, smart agriculture. He stressed the importance to create a favorable business environment to attract more investors, boost the development of the private sector, and improve the human resource.

Source: VOV5