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Hanoi (VNA) - Head of Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai visited Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue, Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), at Vien Minh pagoda in Quang Lang commune in Hanoi’s Phu Xuyen district on May 21.

At the meeting taking place on the occasion of the 2562nd birth anniversary of Lord Buddha, Mai wished the Most Venerable good health and further contributions to the development of the VBS and the country.

She said the Party and Government acknowledged the VBS’s contributions to national construction and will spare no effort in supporting Buddhism development for national solidarity.  

Mai expected the Most Venerable will continue to lead the solidarity and united Buddhist community.

The Supreme Patriarch stated he will encourage Buddhist followers to follow the Party’s policies, as well as the Government’s laws and national campaigns.-VNA