Touch Sarom (R), Cambodian Secretary of State at the Ministry of Cults and Religions, presents a gift to Head of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs Vu Chien Thang (Photo: VNA)
 
Can Tho, (VNA) – Officials in charge of religious affairs of Vietnam and Cambodia are gathering at a week-long conference in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to share their working experience.

Co-organised by the Vietnamese Government Committee for Religious Affairs and Cambodian Ministry of Cults & Religion, the event lasts through December 20, with the participation of 30 officials in charge of religious affairs at central, municipal and provincial levels from Cambodia.

Head of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs Vu Chien Thang said through the exchange of experience and lessons, the event hopes to enhance the capacity of both countries’ officials, contributing to maintaining social stability and national development in each country.

He pledged his agency will try its best to implement the agreement on cooperation with the Cambodian Ministry of Cults & Religion toward effectiveness in contribution to the growth of Vietnam – Cambodia traditional ties and comprehensive partnership.

Participating Vietnamese delegates presented reports on religious tasks which have been successfully carried out by the Vietnamese committee, focusing on how to unite all religions to serve socio-economic development and political security domestically and regionally.

On the sidelines of the event, participants will tour religious establishments in Can Tho.-VNA