A grand requiem to pray for peace, prosperity will take place at Long Hoa Thien Bao pagoda, in the Suoi Tien Cultural Tourist Park , Ho Chi Minh City on April 2.

The biggest-ever event is expected to draw the participation of 700 monks from the Vietnam Buddhist Shangha, its Ho Chi Minh City chapter and southeastern provinces.

The requiem with many religious rituals will pray for the souls of the dead, as well as national peace and people’s prosperity and happiness.-VNA