At the event

Addressing the event, Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon, Chairman of the VBS’s Executive Council, and Most Venerable Bounma Simavong, President of the Lao Buddhist Coalition, affirmed the great, special friendship shared between the two parties, states and people of Vietnam and Laos formed a solid foundation for the close ties between their Buddhists.

They said the two Buddhist Sanghas should promote their cooperation and exchanges across all fields such as culture, preaching, education, and social charity.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung addresses the event.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung, meanwhile, expressed his delight at the development of the friendship and cooperation between the two Buddhist Sanghas.

According to the VBS, it will join the Lao and Cambodian sides to organize the second Vietnam - Laos - Cambodia Buddhist Leaders’ Conference in 2023.

The event aims to strengthen cooperation in promoting Buddhism in the three countries, after its first edition held in Vientiane, Laos, in 2018.

Source: VNA