Vinh Long authorities offer congratulations on Hoahaoism’s 82nd anniversary hinh anh 1Vice President of the Vinh Long Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee Tran Thanh Lam (L) presents flowers to congratulate the Hoahaoism representative board on June 25 (Photo: VNA)

Vinh Long (VNA) – Leaders of the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on June 25 visited and congratulated the local Hoahaoism representative board on the 82nd founding anniversary of this Buddhist sect, on the 18th day of the fifth lunar month (June 27 this year).

Congratulating the board and followers, Vice President of the provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee Tran Thanh Lam provided an overview of the socio-economic development and security - order situation in Vinh Long during the first half of 2021.

He appreciated the followers’ contributions in various areas, especially in charitable activities and social security such as donating to the funds for the poor and the COVID-19 fight and organising charitable kitchens.

The official also recommended the representative board apply anti-COVID-19 measures to the celebrations of the Hoahaoism’s founding anniversary amid unpredictable developments of the pandemic.

For his part, Tran Van Trang, member of the Hoa Hao Buddhist Sangha’s Central Committee and head of the Vinh Long representative board, thanked provincial leaders for their attention to the Hoahaoism dignitaries and followers on the occasion of the religion’s 82nd anniversary./.