Authorities of the Mekong delta province of An Giang have presented gifts and sent best wishes to dignitaries of the Cham ethnic minority group on the occasion of their Royal Ramanda Festival.

They commended the local dignitaries and Cham people on their solidarity with other ethnic groups and good performance of the Party and State’s regulations and policies.

An Giang province is home to more than 12,500 Cham people, mainly in An Phu, Tan Chau, Chau Thanh and Chau Phu districts and Long Xuyen city. They have followed Islam and practice their religious activities at 12 mosques and 15 small mosques.

During the ten-day Royal Ramanda Festival that takes place after the Ramada month, the Cham people hold parties, visit their relatives and attend recreational activities./.