Officials from the Central Steering Committee for the Central Highlands have visited Catholic and Protestant followers in provinces in the Central Highlands to wish them a merry Christmas.

A delegation led by the committee’s deputy head H’Ngam Nie Kdam called at the Office of the Bishop of Da Lat diocese and the Catholic Solidarity Committee of Lam Dong province on December 19.

H’Ngam Nie Kdam thanked the bishop and priests for assisting the State in efforts to improve the living conditions of local people. She asked them to continue guiding the followers in leading good secular and religious lives, contributing to building a prosperous country.

Earlier, the delegation also met and extended season’s greetings to Catholics and Protestants in Dak Nong province.

Protestant dignitaries thanked the local authorities for taking measures to improve both the spiritual and material lives of religious people and for allowing the building of many places of worship as well as the operation of various Protestant groups.

Another delegation of the committee joined leaders of Kon Tum province in well-wishing trips to churches and religious communities.-VNA