Promoting fine cultural and ethical values of religious tenets


The Government Office has announced the conclusion of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at the conference “Religion and propagation, mobilization to promote cultural and civilized lifestyles”.

The conclusion stated that Vietnam has got an age-old cultural tradition. In the process of formation and development, Vietnam has not only paid attention to the preservation of traditional cultural characters, but also duly absorbed quintessence of the world civilizations to promote and enrich its tradition. In this process, religions and religious followers have made important contributions.

The Vietnamese Party and State always respect and guarantee the right to freedom of belief and religion for citizens as well as create favorable conditions for religious activities to be conducted in compliance with State laws and churches religious guidelines, contributing to meet belief-related legitimate needs and promote fine traditions of religions. The State also committed to mobilize all social resources and encourage religious organizations to accompany with the nation by specific activities in social affairs such as social charities, education, health, preservation of heritage values, building of civilized lifestyles, socio-economic development….

Deputy Minister Vũ Đức Đam requested the Government Committee for Religious Affairs to proactively coordinate the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee and relevant ministries, agencies and local authorities in supporting propagation and mobilization activities conducted by religious organizations for creating advanced lifestyles in the localities.