VFF chief sends greetings to Buddhists on Lord Buddha’s birth anniversary

VFF chief sends greetings to Buddhists on Lord Buddha’s birth anniversary

NDO/VNA – President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan extended his best wishes to Buddhist dignitaries, monks, nuns and followers at home and abroad on the occasion of the 2561st birth anniversary of Lord Buddha.  (14 hours ago)

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