President of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Tran Thanh Man (Photo:VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
– President of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Tran Thanh Man has sent a letter of congratulations to the Central Executive Committee, dignitaries and followers of Hoa Hao Buddhism to recognise of the sect’s 79th founding anniversary (the 18th of the fifth lunar month).

In the letter, Man lauded Hoa Hao Buddhist followers for staying united with other religions and people nationwide to carry out movements launched by the VFF such as building new-style rural areas, civilised urban areas, rural roads and offering free meals to hospital patients, activities which have been welcomed by society, contributing to strengthening national unity.

He expressed his belief and hope that Hoa Hao Buddhist followers will continue abiding by Party policies and State laws and joining social welfare and vocational training activities, health check-ups and treatment and other social activities.

Man wished that they would continue joining campaigns and patriotic emulation movements launched by the VFF Central Committee, especially the campaigns “All people stand united to build new-style rural and civilised urban areas” and “Vietnamese people prioritise Vietnamese goods”.

He wished that all Hoa Hao Buddhist followers would celebrate the grand anniversary in joyful spirit and closely connected with national unity.

There are 397 local executive committees of Hoa Hao Buddhism in 17 cities and provinces at present, according to the Hoa Hao Buddhist Sangha.-VNA