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06/13/2019 05:08
Government religious committee leader’s working visit to US State of Utah
Chairman of Vietnam’s government religious committee Vũ Chiến Thắng meets with LDS Church’s President Russell M. Nelson

Dr. Vũ Chiến Thắng, Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) led a delegation visiting the US State of Utah from June 3 - 9, upon an invitation from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

During the visit, the GCRA delegation had a meeting with the leadership board of the church, and visited the church’s Provo Missionary Training Center, Humanitarian Center, Family History Library and Brigham Young University. 

GCRA delegation members and dignitaries of the LDS church in group photo

At the meeting with the LDS’s board of leadership, Chairman Vũ Chiến Thắng informed the hosts of the current policy and law of Vietnam aimed at respecting and safeguarding people’s right to freedom of belief and religion, as well as current religious practices in the country.

While appreciating the LDS church for its hospitalities extended to the GCRA delegation, the official of the Vietnam government religious committee also took the chance to thank the church for its humanitarian activities in Vietnam.

GCRA delegation visits LDS church’s Humanitarian Center

Speaking with the guests, President Russell M. Nelson and elders of the LDS church spoke highly of the Vietnam Government’s policy on religion and expressed hope for more cooperation opportunities for sending humanitarian support to Vietnam.

On occasion of the visit, the GCRA delegation visited and met with Governor of Utah Gary Herbert, and representatives of other religious organizations in the US State.

At the meeting with the governor of Utah, while sharing with the host the current religious life and policy of Vietnam, Chairman Vũ Chiến Thắng applauded cooperation agreements between the State of Utah and several localities in Vietnam. 

Chairman Vũ Chiến Thắng meets with Governor of Utah Gary Herbert

GCRA delegation meets with representatives of Islam, Catholicism, Hindu and Protestantism in Utah

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Government religious committee leader’s working visit to US State of UtahDuring the visit, the GCRA delegation had a meeting with the leadership board of the church, and visited the church’s Provo Missionary Training Center, Humanitarian Center, Family History Library and Brigham Young University.  GCRA delegation
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