The congress elected 69 members for the VBS Executive Committee for the 2017-2020 tenure, with Most Venerable Thich Duc Thanh elected as its Chairman.
The VBS Thua Thien – Hue chapter plans to continue motivating Buddhist followers to observe law and promote Buddhist activities for the development of the religion and the nation.
|Secretary of the provincial People's Committee Le Tuong Luu congratulates the congress.
In the last tenure, local dignitaries and Buddhist followers raised more than VND105 billion (US$4.62 million) to help local poor households and give gifts and scholarships to needy students, victims of Agent Orange/dioxin, build houses, and provide free health check-ups.
The chapter has also held numerous activities to mark lord Buddha’s birthday, Vu Lan festival, and pray for peace.
A number of dignitaries have received orders, medals and certificates of merit for their contributions to the religion and the nation.