Khmers celebrate New Year in pagoda (Source: VNA)
Vinh Long (VNA) – A delegation from the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region visited local Khmer pagodas and the Patriotic Clergy Solidarity Association in the southern province of Vinh Long on April 6 on the occasion of Chol Chnam Thmay – the traditional New Year holiday of the Khmer people.

In My Bon, Ky Son, Cu and Hanh Phuc Tang pagodas, Bui Ngoc Diep, head of the delegation, wished monks, nuns and dignitaries a happy and lucky New Year.

He affirmed that solidarity among Vietnamese ethnic groups in general and between Kinh and Khmer people has been strengthened.

Venerable Son Ngoc Huynh, Chairman of the provincial Patriotic Clergy Solidarity Association, vowed to be absolutely loyal to the Party leadership and continually help build a great national unity.

On the occasion, the committee presented gifts to the pagodas and several poor households.-VNA