Government Religious Committee leader attends meeting with religious dignitaries in 7th Military Region


Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Vũ Hoài Bắc joint a meeting with religious dignitaries on March 12 held by the 7th Military Region in Ho Chi Minh city.

GCRA Chairman Vũ Hoài Bắc (L) presents floral congratulation to the gathering

Delegates at the event

The 7th Military Region covers Ho Chi Minh city and eight provinces of Ba Ria – Vung Tau, Binh Duong, Binh Phuoc, Binh Thuan, Dong Nai, Lam Dong, Long An and Tay Ninh. Currently, there are 15 active religions in the 7th Military Region with more than 10.7 million followers and nearly 7,000 religious worshipping places.

GCRA Chairman Vũ Hoài Bắc speaks at the event

Speaking at the meeting, Chairman Vũ Hoài Bắc highly appreciated results of the 7th Military Region Command in implementing mass mobilization work among religious communities, contributing to promote roles of religions in strengthen the national unity and defense.

The official also asked religious dignitaries to continue guiding lay followers to practice religion in accordance with the law, consolidating nation unity block, making practical contributions to socio-economic development of the country, and strengthening defense and security.


Anh Khôi