Consistent policy to guarantee freedom of belief and religion

Three times successfully hosting and organizing the UN Vesak celebrations in 2008, 2014 and 2019, Vietnam has left deep impression in the hearts of world friends about the image of the country, its people, its culture and religious life.

Consistent policy to guarantee freedom of belief and religion

Vietnam has left deep impression in the hearts of world friends about the image of the country, its people, its culture and religious life.

As a multi-ethnic and multi-religious nation, the State of Vietnam always respects and consistently implements the policy to ensure the freedom of belief and religion, the right to follow or not follow the religion of all people, and to exercise equality and unity of religions.

Thanks to the right policy of the State, religious life in Vietnam has had positive changes, there were no religious conflicts, and the religions living together harmoniously in the community of ethnic groups and the believers. actively participate in the construction and development of the country.

Vietnam has left a deep impression in the hearts of world friends about the image of the country, its people, culture and religious life.

Exchanging some key features on the religious situation, the results of the implementation of the religious policy of the State of Vietnam, Head of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs Vu Chien Thang said that an estimated 95% of Vietnam's population has a living. beliefs and religions, including over 26 million followers of different religions (accounting for about 27% of the country's population), about 55,000 dignitaries, 145,000 positions, more than 29,000 worshiping facilities. Some religions with a large number of followers in Vietnam are: Buddhism about 14 million followers, Catholic about 7 million followers, Cao Dai 1.1 million followers.

After one year of implementation, the Law on Beliefs and Religions is strictly implemented by the religious organizations and organizations: the number of followers increased from 25.3 million in 2017 to 26.1 million in 2018; many dignitaries and dignitaries are ordained and appointed; Many worshiping facilities were built, repaired and repaired.

Vietnam's achievements in securing the right to freedom of belief and religion

Consistent policy to guarantee freedom of belief and religion

VESAK 2019 attracted more than 500 international delegations, 1,500 delegates from 105 countries and territories.

 

Three times successfully hosting and organizing the United Nations Day of Vesak celebrations in 2008, 2014 and 2019, Vietnam has left a deep impression in the hearts of world friends about the image of the country, its people and its culture. and religious life.

VESAK 2019 Vesak ceremony has attracted more than 500 international and individual delegations, 1,500 delegates from 105 countries and territories, including: Sangha, Sangha, president and leader of Buddhist churches. teachers, professors, doctors, researchers, intellectuals and scholars of Buddhism. The number of domestic delegates will be from 15,000 to 20,000 people, representatives of Vietnamese Buddhist Associations abroad, typical overseas Vietnamese Buddhists; leaders of you religions and fellow Buddhists, people all over the country attended.

The UN Vesak ceremony has become a cultural festival of peace, the spirit of international solidarity, upholding the message of peace, solidarity and love on the basis of the Buddha's ideology, the meeting place for Buddhists. and those who love Buddhism. Vietnam is highly appreciated by the international community for political stability, economic growth, health development, education and implementation of social progress and justice. In the field of beliefs and religions, Vietnam consistently implements a policy of respecting and ensuring the freedom of religious beliefs and the right to normal religious activities in accordance with law.

Religions in Vietnam are always attached to and along with the people, have made great contributions to the cause of building and defending the Fatherland, actively participating in solving problems in social life, such as charity. , education, medical. Vietnam will continue to try, make more efforts and have better policies to constantly improve and improve the lives of people, especially the poor, those in remote areas, ethnic minorities, implementing social equality, building a democratic, fair and civilized Vietnam.

Consistent policy to guarantee freedom of belief and religion

The UN Vesak becomes a cultural festival of peace, which shows the spirit of international solidarity, upholding the message of peace, solidarity and love on the basis of the Buddha's ideology

Venerable Thich Thanh Nhieu, Standing Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Council, Standing Vice Chairman of the International Organization Committee of the United Nations Buddhist Vesak - Vesak 2019, delivered a speech at the closing ceremony: Buddhism's approach to global leadership and shared responsibility for a sustainable society ”expresses the stature and great significance of the Vesak celebration of the Buddha's birth, enlightenment, and passing into Nirvana. With the assertion of the core values of peace and wisdom in the Buddha's teachings, more than ever, it is necessary to be popular in today's society to build sustainable development and peaceful peace. real for humanity.

Undeniably, VESAK 2019 is meaningful in affirming Vietnam's efforts and achievements in the guarantee of freedom of belief and religion; promote international exchanges and cooperation on religion; affirming the role of a responsible member of the international community and Vietnam's support for the UN's efforts to promote peace and harmony between religions and cultures; demonstrating Vietnam's responsibility to the United Nations.

Tran Hang

 
 

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