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On the morning of May 6, 2022, the Buddhist Congress of Ben Tre Province, term VII (2022-2027) solemnly opened at the Great Hall of the People’s Committee of Ben Tre Province, CMT8 Road, An Hoi Ward, Ben Tre City. Ben Tre province under the testimony of Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon – Chairman of the Executive Council of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha.

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Religious leaders of the Council of the Sangha have proven that the Congress had the presence of HT. Like Nhu Niem – Standing member of the Council of Scholars Proving the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha; HT.Thich Tinh Hanh – Member of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha Council; HT.Thich Thien Nhon – Chairman of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha; HT.Thich Thien Phap – Vice Chairman of the Student Council, Head of the Central Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha; HT.Thich Hue Thong – Deputy Secretary cum Chief of Office 2 Central Vietnam Buddhist Sangha; HT.Thich Thanh Hung – Member of the Central Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, Head of the Buddhist Guidance Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha; HT.Thich Thien Duc – Member of the TTTS Council, Deputy Supervisory Board; HT.Thich Giac Liem – Member of the Central Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, Deputy of Office 2 of the Central Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha; TT.Thich Phuoc Nguyen – Member of the Central Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, Deputy Office of the 2nd Central Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha.

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The Standing Committee of the provincial Buddhist BTS has HT. Like Nhut Tan – Vice President of the Board of Supervisors, Deputy Head of the Board of Directors of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Head of the Executive Board of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha in Ben Tre province, Head of the Organizing Committee; HT.Thich Le Linh – UV of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, Deputy Head of the Standing Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha of the province; TT.Thich Tri Tho – Senior Councilor, Deputy Head of the BTS, Chief Secretary of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha of the province; HT.Thich Le Duc – Proof of the provincial Buddhist Sangha BTS; HT Thich Hue Ngo – Deputy BTS, Head of the Provincial Board of Supervisors of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, TT.Thich Hue Duc – Deputy BTS, Head of the Department of Hoang Phap of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha province, DD.Thich Tri Thuan – Deputy Secretary, Chief of BTS Office, Head of the Provincial Charity Department of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha; NS.Likes Nhu Nguyet – Deputy Secretary, Deputy Office of the BTS Vietnam Buddhist Sangha province; Together with the Buddhist monks and nuns of the neighboring provinces; Member of the Executive Board of the Provincial Buddhist Sangha, term VI (2017-2022) and expected staff member term VII (2022-2027) attended in large numbers.

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The Congress was honored to welcome leaders of Ben Tre province with Ms. Ho Thi Hoang Yen – Standing Deputy Secretary of Ben Tre Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Ben Tre Provincial People’s Council; Ms. Nguyen Thi Be Muoi – Member of Provincial Party Committee, Vice Chairman of Provincial People’s Committee; Ms. Nguyen Thi Hong Nhung – Member of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front in Ben Tre province; Ms. Pham Thi Phuong Thao – Member of the Provincial Party Committee, Standing Deputy of the People’s Committee of Ben Tre Provincial Party Committee; Ms. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Giau – Member of Provincial Party Committee, Director of Department of Home Affairs of Ben Tre province; Senior Colonel Pham Thanh Tung – Deputy Director of Public Security of Ben Tre province; With representatives of departments, unions and authorities at all levels of Ben Tre province attended.

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The Buddhist Congress of Ben Tre Province, term VII (2022-2027) officially opened in the spirit of the whole country to celebrate the 47th anniversary of the liberation of the South and reunification of the country (April 30, 1975). April 30, 2022) and the 30th Anniversary of the establishment of the Vietnam Buddhist Church in Ben Tre Province (1992-2022).

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Opening the congress, HT. Thich Nhut Tan – Senior Vice President of the Supervisory Board, Deputy Head of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Central Committee, Head of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Ben Tre Province, Head of the Organizing Committee said: “…In the path of 40 years of stability and development with the country, 30 years of establishment and development of Ben Tre Buddhism, the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Ben Tre province has achieved many practical results in almost every place. field of Buddhist activities. Having achieved today’s results, first of all, is thanks to the merits of our predecessors who have built and preserved them; To promote the achieved achievements and overcome the outstanding Buddhist problems in the context of integration and renewal of the country. The Congress of Buddhist Delegates of Ben Tre Province, term VII (2022-2027) wishes to receive sincere contributions from the delegates in a spirit of solidarity, so that the Executive Board of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha in Ben Tre Province will sue in all aspects, creating a solid foundation for all Buddhist activities, contributing to building a stronger and stronger Ben Tre Buddhism. The Board of Directors introduces, selects and appoints qualified, enthusiastic, religious, fully reputable and capable members to join the Executive Board term VII (2022-2027) in the spirit of “Discipline, Responsibility, Solidarity, Development “according to the general policy of the Church…”.

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After the opening speech, Đ.Thich Tri Thuan – Deputy Secretary, Chief of Office, Head of the Social Charity Department of Ben Tre Province, gave a brief report on Buddhist work for the VI term (2017-2022) and the program of activities. Buddhist activities, term VII (2022-2027).

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Through the report, the delegate assessed the maturity and strong development of Ben Tre Buddhism, which has accompanied the nation for 30 years and integrated with the development and innovation from all aspects in the homeland. Dong Khoi. During the sixth term, the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha BTS in Ben Tre province has achieved many respectable achievements from the organization and leadership stage, to the Buddhist work of the departments, the BTS of the district and the city. Since then, a solid foundation has been created, meeting the aspirations and needs of monks and nuns and Buddhists in Ben Tre; Besides, in addition to the achievements of Buddhism, Ben Tre has encountered many difficulties due to subjective and objective conditions. The Covid 19 pandemic has greatly affected Buddhist activities, but with the sense of responsibility, solidarity and harmony of monks, nuns, and Buddhist compatriots in the province, the Board of Directors actively propagates and proposes Proposing appropriate and safe methods in accordance with the recommendations and guidance of functional sectors, and complying with the Prime Minister’s directive in epidemic prevention and control. Has brought practical and effective results for Buddhist work with the actual situation. In the last term, the most prominent is still social charity work, Ben Tre Buddhism always accompanies the departments to carry out the construction of many rural transport projects, social security programs, hunger eradication. reduce poverty, contribute on all fronts when the homeland needs it. During the 30-year journey, Ben Tre Buddhism always accompanies the Nation and the Country, regardless of the context, Ben Tre Buddhism is always a trusted member of the Great National Solidarity Block.

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To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the establishment of the Buddhist Church in Ben Tre Province (1992-2022), NS. Thich Nu Nhu Nguyet presented a speech before the Congress with the topic “Ben Tre Province Buddhist Executive Board for thirty years of companionship and development”.

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At the Congress, TT. Thich Phuoc Nguyen – Member of the Central Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, Deputy Office of the 2nd Central Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, announced Decision No. 026/QD-HDTS to award certificates of merit to 07 groups and 33 individuals who had made many contributions to Buddhist work. home province; Before the Congress of Venerables, the monks and nuns of Ben Tre province gladly received the Certificate of Merit from the Venerable Thich Thien Phap – Vice Chairman of the Council of Scholars, Head of the Sangha Central Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha.

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Next to the Provincial People’s Committee, the Provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee awarded certificates of merit to 01 collective and 09 individuals who made many positive contributions to outstanding Buddhist work in the 2017-2022 term.

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HT.Thich Nhut Tan – Head of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha BTS in Ben Tre province, Head of the Organizing Committee received a certificate of merit from Ms. Ho Thi Hoang Yen – Standing Deputy Secretary of the Ben Tre Provincial Party Committee, Chairwoman of the People’s Council of Ben Tre province.

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Provincial monks and nuns received a personal certificate of merit awarded by Ms. Nguyen Thi Be Muoi – Provincial Member, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee.

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Next, the provincial monks and nuns received a certificate of merit from the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ben Tre province, presented by Ms. Nguyen Thi Hong Nhung – Provincial Member, President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front in Ben Tre province.

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After the reward, HT.Thich Le Linh – UV of the Youth Council, Standing Deputy Head of the Provincial Buddhist Sangha Standing Committee, Deputy Organizing Committee, representative of BTS for the sixth term (2017-2022) delivered a speech announcing the end of his term.

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At the congress, HT.Thich Thien Nhon – Chairman of the Council of Scholars collected votes from delegates to approve the list of personnel expected to attend BTS term VII (2022-2027) approved by President Thich Hue Duc – Deputy BTS , Head of the Provincial Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha, presented to the congress including: 04 witnesses of BTS, 04 witnesses of the Nun Sub-Committee of Ben Tre province and 61 members of BTS (including 17 members of the Standing Committee of BTS). .

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Through the unanimous vote of 100% of the delegates, HT.Thich Nhut Tan was trusted and re-elected and assumed the position of Head of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Ben Tre province – term VII (2022-2027); With the Standing Honorable Men: TT. Thich Tri Tho – Standing Deputy Head of the BTS Standing Committee; TT. Thich Hue Duc – Vice President of the Executive Committee; TT. Thich Thanh Man – Deputy Board of Directors; DD. Thich Tri Thuan – Vice Chairman, Chief Secretary of the Executive Board; NT. Thich Nhat Hanh Nhu Dan – Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee; DD. Thich Trung Hoa – Deputy Secretary – Chief of Office; SC. Thich Nu Nhu Nguyet – Deputy Secretary – Deputy Chief of the Office; Before the Congress, the Venerable Master gave a speech to accept his duties and accompanied the 53 members of the BTS to run the Buddhist work of Ben Tre province.

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The Congress was honored to receive the speech of Ms. Ho Thi Hoang Yen – Standing Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the People’s Council of Ben Tre Province “…With deep personal feelings, I place my trust and hope that the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in the new term will continue to promote the fine traditions of Vietnamese Buddhism; continue to demonstrate its role and prestige in building the great national unity bloc and the unity of religions; mobilize and guide monks, nuns, and Buddhists to conduct religious activities in accordance with the principles, purposes and directions of religious practice, the Charter of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and the Party’s guidelines and policies and laws. The State … mobilizes monks, nuns and Buddhists to join hands in building new countryside and civilized cities, especially to agree to carry out key works and projects in the province, contributing to the construction of the homeland. Ben Tre is getting richer day by day…”

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With joy, the Congress listened to the wording of the Elder Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon – Chairman of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha’s Council. First of all, the Venerable Master congratulated 61 new members of the Executive Committee, term VII, who had just been elected by the Congress. Thich Nhut Tan, with his prestige and virtue, was trusted by monks and nuns, and nominated him to continue to lead the Buddha. Church of Ben Tre Province. The Venerable Master believed that the new Executive Board, term VII, are young, capable, reputable and virtuous people who will be able to take on the responsibility of running Buddhist affairs in the province, as well as appreciate the achievements of the Buddha’s work of the previous term, promoting the tradition of protecting the nation and the people. In the spirit of “Celebrating…

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