07/TB-HDKSSYN on the continuation of the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic in the new situation.
To the Solidarity Association of patriotic monks and nuns in the districts and cities, the eldest monk, the Management Board of 143 pagodas in Tra Vinh province.
Pursuant to Official Letter No. 4021/UBND – KGVX of Tra Vinh Provincial People’s Committee, dated September 9, 2021 on strengthening the implementation of measures to prevent and control the Covid-19 epidemic.
On the occasion of the upcoming traditional Sene DolTa festival of Khmer Buddhist monks and nuns, the situation of the Covid-19 epidemic is still complicated and unpredictable in the province. Implement Official Letter No. 4021 of Tra Vinh Provincial People’s Committee, dated September 9, 2021 from 0:00 on September 10, 2021 until new notice, applying appropriate epidemic prevention and control measures according to each level of danger. Some specific tasks of each commune, ward and township are as follows:
Request people not to go out on the street between 8pm and 5am the next day (except for emergencies, buying medicine and other urgent matters).
Continue to stop cultural, sports and entertainment activities at public places, stop religious festivals for ritual activities at religious, belief, worship and funeral establishments that are not more than 20 people. With the above actual situation:
Now, the Standing Board of the Provincial Women’s Birth Control Association, request the Women’s Birth Control Association of 8 districts and cities and the Elders, Board of Directors, monks and Buddhists of pagodas in the province to actively perform well, specifically a number of things as follows:
1. Do not use loudspeakers when performing the Three Jewels ceremony, because it affects the local government’s propaganda on Covid-19 disease prevention and control.
2. Buddhists come to the temple one by one, one by one, to perform a brief summary ceremony, but with full ceremonial meaning, and then leave without gathering more than 20 people (must strictly comply with 5K).
3. Do not organize to set the meeting bowl.
4. Stop the rituals in the family gathering a lot of people, only family members serve a bowl of rice to offer to grandparents, the full meaning of Sene DolTa day.
This Notice, signed and disseminated by Most Venerable Thach Sok Xane – Chairman of the Provincial Women’s Birth Control Association, proposes that the Provincial Women’s Birth Control Associations of 8 districts and cities, the senior monks, the Board of Directors and Buddhists of the pagodas in the province well implement this Notice, for the safety of themselves and the community.