The capital city respects and facilitates operations of religions: HN leader

19/01/2019

VGP - Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has received delegations from the Evangelical Church of Viet Nam (North) (ECVN North) and the Viet Nam Christian Fellowship Church ahead of the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung (right) and Pastor Nguyen Huu Mac, head of the the Evangelical Church of Viet Nam (North). (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn)

At a meeting with the delegation from the Viet Nam Christian Fellowship Church, Nguyen Duc Chung expressed his hope that the Church will continue to encourage its members to abide by law and constructively participate in building and developing the city.

Pastor Huynh Huyen Vu, head of the Church, thanked the municipal leaders for creating conditions for the Church to operate in the city over the past years.

Meeting with the ECVN North delegation, Chung lauded Protestants’ contributions to the capital city’s development and affirmed that the Party, State and municipal administration always respect and create conditions for religious activities in line with the country’s law.

Pastor Nguyen Huu Mac, head of the ECVN North, said the Church has received attentions and support from the municipal leaders and competent agencies during its operation.

He said their attentions to religions in general and the Church in particular have built up firm trust of Protestants in the authorities and solidarity between religions./. 

By Vien Nhu