Government Religious Committee leader extends Vesak celebrations to Buddhist dignitaries in Hai Phong, Nam Dinh
Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Vũ Hoài Bắc paid on May 31 visits to Most Venerable Thích Quảng Tùng, Vice President of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Council cum Chairman of the VBS’s Executive Committee in Hai Phong city, and Most Venerable Thích Quảng Hà, Vice President of the VBS’s Executive Council cum Chairman of the VBS’s Executive Committee in Nam Dinh province on on the occasion of the Buddha’s Birthday Festival (Vesak) 2023 (B.E. 2567).
Chairman Vũ Hoài Bắc presents floral congratulation to Most Venerable Thích Quảng Tùng
During the visits, Chairman Vũ Hoài Bắc offered Vesak greetings to Most Venerable Thích Quảng Tùng, Most Venerable Thích Quảng Hà, and other Buddhist dignitaries and lay followers in Hai Phong city and Nam Dinh province.
He hailed Buddhist dignitaries and lay followers’ contributions to through social charities and active participation in patriotic movements launched by local authorities for bringing happiness and prosperity to people in the two localities.
The official asked the most venerables to continue encouraging Buddhist monks, nuns, and lay followers to well observe with the Party’s guidelines and the State’s policies and laws, fulfill citizens’ obligations, proactively engage in social programs and humanitarian campaigns, and promote unity between Buddhism and other religions, contributing to achieve the goals of a rich people, a strong country, democracy, equality, and civilization.
Chairman Vũ Hoài Bắc extends Vesak greetings to Most Venerable Thích Quảng Hà
Most Venerable Thích Quảng Tùng and Most Venerable Thích Quảng Hà highly valued support and guidance from the GCRA for the VBS’s affairs in general and Buddhist affairs of the VBS Executive Committee in Hai Phong city and Nam Dinh province over the past years. They also stated to continue promoting fine traditions of Vietnamese Buddhism, closely accompanying with the nation, and uphold key teachings and values of Buddhism for serving all sentient beings and human society.