Vietnamese monks, nuns in Laos support local COVID-19 fight
Venerable Thich Minh Quang, head monk of the Phat Tich Pagoda in Vientiane, has presented gifts to the Lao Front for National Construction. (Photo: VNA)
NDO/VNA -Venerable Thich Minh Quang, head monk of the Phat Tich Pagoda in Vientiane, has handed over to the Lao Front for National Construction 25 million LAK worth of essential goods (over VND50 million) to help people who are being severely affected during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially those who are staying in quarantine.
The goods are donated by Vietnamese monks, nuns and Buddhist followers in Vientiane.
At the hand-over ceremony on October 1, the Venerable, who is also head of the coordinating board of Buddhism in Laos, said the donors hope the goods would help alleviate some of the difficulties for Lao people.
Khamchan Phomxengsavan - Standing Vice President of the Lao Front for National Construction highly appreciated the contribution of the Vietnamese monks, nuns and Buddhist followers in Laos, which she said showed the bond and concern of the Vietnamese community in Laos for the host country, especially in difficult times.
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