Vice Chairman Bùi Thanh Hà led a delegation of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) to visit the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Executive Committee in Hanoi on January 23, ahead of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) 2019.
Most Venerable Vice President of the VBS’s Executive Council cum Chairman of the VBS Chapter in Hanoi city Thích Bảo Nghiêm welcomed the GCRA delegation.
During the visiting reception, Vice Chairman Bùi Thanh Hà extended Lunar New Year greetings to Most Venerable Thích Bảo Nghiêm, Buddhist monks, nuns and followers in the city. He also congratulated the VBS’ Executive Committee in the city on achievements recorded in 2018 and expressed hope that local Buddhist dignitaries and followers would continue promoting fine traditions for strengthening unity and boosting socio-economic development in the city.
Most Venerable Thích Bảo Nghiêm took this opportunity to thank the GCRA for their due attention and support extended to the VBS Chapter in the city over the past year. The Most Venerable also informed results of the Buddhist committee in 2018.
Vice Chairman Bùi Thanh Hà presents gift to the city VBS’s Executive Committee