(PLO)- The State President affirmed that it is the active participation of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and monks, nuns and Buddhists that have contributed to the country’s great achievements, the people’s prosperous life, happy.
On May 26, President Vo Van Thuong and a delegation of Central and Ho Chi Minh City leaders visited Buddhist institutions in Ho Chi Minh City on the occasion of the Great Buddha’s Birthday, 2567 – 2023.
Attending the delegation were Head of the Central Committee for Mass Mobilization Bui Thi Minh Hoai, Vice Chairman of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thi Thu Ha. Leaders of Ho Chi Minh City include Secretary of the City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen.
President Vo Van Thuong and the central leadership delegation, leaders of Ho Chi Minh City visited Hue Nghiem Pagoda, Thu Duc City. Photo: HA THU
The delegation visited and congratulated Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang, Dharma Chairman of the Certification Council, Vietnam Buddhist Sangha at Hue Nghiem Pagoda, Thu Duc City.
Here, on behalf of the leaders of the Party, State, Vietnam Fatherland Front and with personal affection, President Vo Van Thuong wished health and all the best to Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang. At the same time, we wish the monks, nuns and Buddhists of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha a joyful, peaceful and happy Buddha’s birthday.
According to the President, Buddhism has been present in our country for thousands of years and since entering Vietnam, it has strongly attached and spread in cultural and social life, and is trusted by Vietnamese people. Buddhism has become a patriotic and progressive religion, always accompanying the cause of the nation through the periods.
State President Vo Van Thuong presents a gift to Venerable Thich Tri Quang on the occasion of Buddha’s birthday. Photo: HA THU
The President affirmed that in the entire history of the nation, especially from the unification of the country to the renewal of the country, the Church, monks and nuns, Buddhists have made positive contributions to the life of the people. society. In particular, he has actively participated in movements and campaigns organized by the Vietnam Fatherland Front, mass organizations and localities, supporting disadvantaged people and disadvantaged people…
“It is the active participation of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and of monks and nuns and Buddhists through their very active and effective actions that have contributed to the country’s great achievements of historical significance. Historically, people’s lives have become more and more prosperous and happy,” said the President.
State President Vo Van Thuong emphasized that over the years, the Party and State have paid great attention to implementing legal policies on religion, supporting the people’s right to freedom of belief.
“We are very pleased that Vietnamese people believe in Buddhism. Buddhism has become the religion of the Vietnamese people and the nation,” the President said, recognizing Buddhism as a progressive, patriotic religion that accompanies the nation, concerns with the concerns of the people and unions. contribute ideas to solve social problems.
In response, Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang, Dharma Chairman of the Certification Council, Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, thanked the President.
Most Venerable Thich Tri Quang said that the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha always respects the leadership of our Party and State. “On the occasion of Buddha’s Birthday, I would like to express my gratitude to the leadership of the Party and State for making the country prosperous, including the development of Buddhism,” said the Venerable Master, and prayed for the country to become more prosperous. development, people are always warm and happy.
President Vo Van Thuong and the delegation of the Central Committee, leaders of Ho Chi Minh City visited Minh Dao Pagoda, District 3. Photo: HA TH
. On the same day, President Vo Van Thuong and a delegation of Party, State, and Ho Chi Minh City leaders went to Minh Dao Pagoda, District 3, to visit and congratulate Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon, Chairman of the Executive Council, Teachers Vietnamese Buddhist Association.
President Vo Van Thuong said that 2023 is the first year the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha implements the direction of Buddhist activities according to the Resolution of the 9th National Buddhist Congress.
The President wishes the Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon and the monks and nuns good health to perform well their tasks in the direction set out by the Congress.
In response, Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon, Chairman of the Executive Council, Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, affirmed that Buddhism is the religion of the Vietnamese people. Recently, the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha has implemented the Resolution of the IX Congress with many achievements, which is a milestone in the era of development and integration of the country.
The Venerable Master said that the IX Congress has set out the themes of discipline, responsibility, solidarity and development. Thereby, leaders of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha have tried to run Buddhist affairs nationwide, calling on monks, nuns and Buddhists to respect the law, strictly comply with the law, and fulfill the duties of citizens. in the process of national construction and development.
Leaders of Ho Chi Minh City congratulated the Vietnam Buddhist Church in Ho Chi Minh City
(PLO)- Leaders of Ho Chi Minh City want the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha to accompany the government, contributing to building a city with an increasingly good quality of life, civilization and gratitude.