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Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs congratulates Most Venerable Thích Phổ Tuệ on occasion of the Buddha’s birthday

On May 5, Mr. Phạm Dũng, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs visited and congratulated Most Venerable Thích Phổ Tuệ, Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), Abbot of Vien Minh pagoda, Quang Lang commune, Phu Xuyen district, Hanoi on occasion of the Buddha’s birthday 2014 – B.E 2558.

Leader of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs congratulates the Buddha’s birthday in Bac Ninh province

On the occasion of the Buddha’s birthday 2014 – B.E 2558, on May 4, 2014, Mr. Bùi Thanh Hà, Vice – Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) visited and congratulated Most Venerable Thích Thanh Sam, Deputy Patriarch cum General Secretary of the Discernment Council, Most Venerable Thích Thanh Dũng, Deputy Secretary of the Discernment Council and leaders from the Executive Board of the Bac Ninh province Buddhist Sangha at Dai Thanh pagoda, Bac Ninh province. 

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs receives representatives of the Seventh-day Adventist Church of Vietnam and the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Church

On April, 28, 2014, at the headquarters of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA), Mr. Bùi Thanh Hà, Vice – Chairman of the GCRA received a delegation of Seventh-day Adventist Church of Vietnam and the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Church. Attending the reception were also leaders and officials from the Departments of International Cooperation and Protestant Affairs and the Office of the Committee.

Leader of Government Committee for Religious Affairs attends the Buddha’s birthday in Hung Yen province

On May 2, 2014 at Nom pagoda, Dai Dong commune, Van Lam district, Hung yen province, the provincial Buddhist Sangha held the Buddha’s birthday 2014 – B.E 2558

UN Day of Vesak – a UN religious cultural festival

According to the Organizing Committee, the UN Day of Vesak 2014 will be held in Bai Dinh cultural and spiritual area (Gia Sinh commune, Gia Vien district, Ninh Binh province) from May 8th – 10th, 2014. To learn more about this important event, the Information Centre of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs has an interview with Mr. Phạm Dũng, Deputy Minister for Home Affairs and Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs. Content of the interview is as followed:

Joint Working Group holds the 4th meeting to help VBS hosting the United Nations Day of Vesak 2014 in Vietnam

On April 29, 2014, at the head office of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA), the Joint Working Group held the 4th meeting to help the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) hosting the United Nations Day of Vesak 2014 in Vietnam. This was the last meeting of the Join Working Group for the upcoming the United Nations Day of Vesak 2014

Deputy Minister of Home Affairs visits Tien Giang province’s Buddhism Executive Board

On April 11, 2014, a delegation led by Mr. Phạm Dũng – Deputy Minister for Home Affairs, Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) visited Tiên Giang province’s Buddhism Executive Board (Vinh Trang pagoda)

Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs attends and congratulates the traditional Chol Chnam Thmay (New Year) festival of Khmer people

On the occasion of the traditional Chol Chnam Thmay (New Year) festival of Khmer people, Mr. Phạm Dũng – Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) visited and extended New Year wishes to Khmer Buddhists and people

Government Committee for Religious Affairs receives an US Congressional delegation

On April 15, 2014 at the headquarters of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA), Mr. Bùi Thanh Hà, Vice – Chairman of the GCRA received with the US Congressional delegation led by Mrs. Lisa Williams. Attending the reception were also leaders and officials from the Departments of International Cooperation and Protestant Affairs and the Office of the Committee.

Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs attends a ceremony to commemorate the passing away of His Holiness Ngô Minh Chiêu of Caodai Tam Thanh Invisible Dazzling Sect

On April 11, 2014 at the Thanh Duc worshipping place No. 264, 30-4 street, Hung Loi ward, Ninh Kieu district, Can Tho city, the Cao dai Tam Thanh Invisible Dazzling Sect (Caodai Tam Thanh Chieu Minh Tam Thanh Vo Vi) held a ceremony to commemorate the 82nd year of the death of His Holiness Ngo Minh Chieu’s – the first disciple of Caodaism

Joint Working Group holds a meeting for the United Nations Day of Vesak 2014 in Vietnam

On April 8, 2014, the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) held Joint Working Group meeting to help the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) host the United Nations Day of Vesak 2014 in Vietnam

Vietnam Baptist Church (Grace - Southern) representatives visit Government Committee for Religious Affairs

On April 2, 2014, at the headquarter of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA), Mrs. Hoàng Thị Thảo, Director of Protestant Affairs received a delegation from the Executive Board of the Vietnam Baptist Church (Grace - Southern) led by Pastor Lê Quốc Huy, Head of the Executive Board.

Delegation from Representative Board of the Caodai Tay Ninh Church visits Government Committee for Religious Affairs

On April 4 2014, at the headquarter of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA), Mr. Dương Ngọc Tấn Vice – Chairman of the GCRA received a delegation from Representative Board of the Caodai Tay Ninh Church led by Bishop Thái Thọ Thanh. Attending the reception were also leaders and officials of Department of Caodaism Affairs.

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for religious Affairs receives President of Willow Creek Asociation

In the morning of April, 02, 2014, at the headquarters of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs, Mr. Bùi Thanh Hà, Vice Chairman of the The Government Committee for religious Affairs received Mr. Gary Schwammlein, President of WCA and Mr. Robert Kalatschan, President of the Giving it Back to Kids Organization.

Delegation from Caodai Tay Ninh Church in Dong Thap province visits the Government Committee for Religious Affairs

On March 28 2014, at the headquarter of Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA), Mr. Nguyễn Thanh Xuân, Vice – Chairman of the GCRA received a delegation from Caodai Tay Ninh Church in Dong Thap province led by priest Thái Quang Thanh. Attending the reception was also Mr. Nguyễn Đắc Tuấn, Director of Department of Caodaism Affairs.

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