Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Bui Thi Thanh on Dec. 21 presented gifts and offered greetings to dignitaries of the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (North) on the occasion of Christmas 2011.

Thanh affirmed that the Party and State always create favourable conditions for all religions to develop in line with regulations of the Constitution and laws.

The Front leader commended the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (North) on its social activities, participation in programmes launched by the VFF and contributions to the national great unity bloc.

She expressed her wish that the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (North) will continue upholding the tradition of solidarity and making contributions to socio-economic development and national construction and defence.

Head of the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (North) Pastor Nguyen Huu Mac pledged to lead Protestants in practicing religion in accordance with law, promoting social activities and joining people nationwide to build a happy life and a prosperous nation./.