UN Day of Vesak 2019 held in Binh Dinh

The 16th UN Day of Vesak 2019 was organised at Long Khanh Pagoda in Quy Nhon City, Binh Dinh province, on May 19.

Buddist leaders, delegates and followers are attending the ceremony.

The local Buddhist leaders and delegates attending the ceremony highlighted the theme of the 16th UN Day of Vesak 2019 -- “Buddhist approach to global leadership and shared responsibilities for sustainable societies”, saying the event contributes to realizing the UN’s goals to be achieved by 2030.

Addressing the ceremony, Permanent Vice President of Binh Dinh’s Vietnam Fatherland’s Front Committee Ho Si Dung highly valued the contribution of Buddist leaders and the followers to the province’s socio-economic development. 

Nguyen Muoi

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