On the morning of September 28, Mr. Nguyen Tien Trong, Deputy Head of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs, Head of the Working Group of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs, went to Tuong Nguyen Pagoda (District 4, Ho Chi Minh City) to visit the temple’s Charity Kitchen. .
Accompanying him were Mr. Tra Quang Thanh, Director of the Southern Affairs Department; Mr. Dao Huy Cuong, Deputy Director of the Department of Buddhism – Government Committee for Religious Affairs.
At the visit, Mr. Nguyen Tien Trong acknowledged and appreciated the social charity activities of Tuong Nguyen Temple Kitchen during the complicated development of the epidemic in Ho Chi Minh City, Venerable Thich Minh Phu, and Buddhists and volunteers have actively supported gifts including food and food to disadvantaged families in the isolation and blockade for Covid-19 prevention in the districts of Ho Chi Minh City.
Especially, during the past 120 days, Tuong Nguyen Pagoda’s Charity Kitchen has cooked more than 1.5 million meals to the frontline fighting against the epidemic, field hospitals, and people in need…; Supporting medical supplies, emergency vehicles to Ho Chi Minh City hospitals, donating medicines to Covid-19 patients at home… these positive contributions help to join hands to bring the country back to a new normal soon.
Mr. Nguyen Tien Trong also expressed his sharing with the difficulties of Tuong Nguyen Pagoda Charity Kitchen, and at the same time acknowledged the active contributions of nearly a hundred Buddhists and volunteers of the temple during the event. Disease. He also hopes that in the coming time, Tuong Nguyen Pagoda’s Charity Kitchen and Buddhist activities, social security work of the temple will continue to be carried out to support disadvantaged people in the coming time.
On behalf of Tuong Nguyen Pagoda, Venerable Thich Minh Phu, Deputy Head of the Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Charity – Society Committee, the abbot of Tuong Nguyen Pagoda sincerely thanked Mr. Nguyen Tien Trong and members of the Working Group under the Government Committee for Religious Affairs. spent time and attention to encourage Buddhists, volunteers and support 20 million for Tuong Nguyen Charity Kitchen.
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