Quang Ninh chapter of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) honourably received the Labour Order, third class, at a ceremony held in Ha Long city in the northeast province of Quang Ninh on January 19.

On this occasion, the 10th anniversary of the Quang Ninh VBS chapter (January 21, 2005-2015) was also celebrated.

Over the past ten years, the Quang Ninh VBS chapter has made significant contributions to provincial construction, participating in building and protecting the country under the leadership of the national VBS and support from Quang Ninh leaders, according to Most Venerable Thich Thanh Quyet, Vice Chairman of the VBS Central Committee’s Executive Board and Head of the Executive Board of the Quang Ninh VBS chapter.

The ceremony was organised in line with the Party’s policy of safeguarding citizens’ rights to freedom of religion and belief and was designed to highlight the chapter’s great progress across various fields.-VNA