On July 1, at the Office of the Executive Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, Gia Lai province, a meeting was held to welcome the delegation of the Department of Ceremonies and Religion and the leading Buddhist monks of Ratanakiri province, Kingdom of Cambodia to visit and exchange culture and rituals. ceremony.
The delegation included Venerable Kim So-Zhe, President of Buddhism in Ratanakiri province, abbot of Oyadav temple; Venerable Hum Xay Nong, Vice President of Buddhism in Ratanakiri Province, Abbot of Bo Keo Pagoda; Venerable Sa Vi Chat, Vice President of Buddhism in Ratanakiri Province, Abbot of Say La Pagoda So Van Kuong Kia; Venerable Liep Bun Long – Member of the Buddhist Leadership Board of Ratanakiri Province; Mr. Tep Nara, Director of the Department of Ceremonies and Religion, Vice Chairman of the National Construction Front of Ratanakiri Province, and members of the Ratanakiri Province Buddhists, Ratanakiri Provincial Department of Ceremonies and Religions, and members of the delegation.
Welcoming the delegation were Venerable Thich Tri Thanh – Member of the Board of Evidence, Proving the Board of Directors of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha in Gia Lai province; Most Venerable Thich Tu Van, Member of the Executive Council, Head of the Executive Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha province; The Most Venerable Thich Tam Man, Member of the Executive Council, Standing Deputy Head of the Provincial Executive Committee, together with the venerable Honorable Men of the Provincial Board of Directors and specialized committees; Mr. Ho Hai Tan, Deputy Director of the Department of Home Affairs, Head of the Religious Affairs Department of Gia Lai Province, and leaders of all levels of government attended.
At the intimate meeting, Most Venerable Thich Tu Van, Member of the Executive Council, Head of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, expressed his joy at welcoming the delegation of the Department of Ceremonies and Religion and leading Buddhist monks. Ratanakiri Provincial Church visited and exchanged religious work with Buddhism in Gia Lai province. Thereby, the Venerable Master had a couple of wishes for health to the delegation, and at the same time briefly introduced the situation of Buddhism, as well as the development of Buddhism in Gia Lai province under the dedicated help of local authorities at all levels. direction.
Most Venerable Kim So-Zhe, President of Buddhism in Ratanakiri Province, abbot of Oyadav Pagoda, expressed his joy at the warm welcome of the Venerables from the Standing Committee of the Buddhist Executive Board of Gia Lai Province. The Venerable emphasized: “Although there are differences between Buddhist traditions, we can learn from each other on those differences, to jointly build solidarity and harmony.”
On this occasion, the two sides presented commemorative gifts imbued with Buddhist culture, showing the deep piety of Buddhist disciples.