Hanoi (VNA) – The Chairman of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Do Van Chien addressed his congratulations to Buddhists nationwide on the 40th anniversary of the founding of Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha (VBS) (November 7, 1981 – 2021).
In his congratulatory letter, Chien said that VBS, an active part of the great national solidarity block and member of the VFF, has made substantial contributions to national reform and development, the defense of national sovereignty and territorial integrity, social protection, the building of countryside and civilized cities of a new style, and above all, to the current fight against COVID-19.
He noted that the VFF Central Committee recognized and congratulated VBS and Buddhist monks, nuns and devotees for the results of their religious and patriotic activities, which have helped to strengthen great national solidarity over the past four decades.
The official called on the VBS to defend the patriotism and the spirit of “leading a good religious and secular life” to join the whole people in the implementation of the resolution of the 13th National Party Congress, preparing well. for the 9th National Buddhist Congress in 2022, and realizing the aspiration for a prosperous and happy nation./.