Khmer ethnic group enjoys New Year festival CholChnamThmay

10:08 10/04/2017

PSNews - The Southwest Steering Committee held a ceremony on April 7, to celebrate the traditional New Year festival CholChnamThmay of Khmer people.  

The ceremony saw the participation of Vice Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue, Head of the Southwest Steering Committee.

Vice Prime Minister presenting gift to representative of Khmer people 

Speaking at the ceremony, Vice Prime Minister VuongDinh Hue congratulated the Khmer people on the occasion of their traditional New Year festival CholChnamThmay and wished them a successful and happy New Year.

He also urged Khmer people to promote the tradition of solidarity to overcome difficulties and build a better life. Khmer people should participate in local emulation movements, expand agricultural production and build a new rural concept.

Khmer people should also raise sense of vigilance and actively struggle the conspiracy "peaceful evolution" of hostile forces, contributing to maintainingpolitical security, social order and safety.

Vice Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue instructed the Southwest Steering Committee, ministries, departments and boards to well deploy the Party's and State's instructions and policies on ethnic minorities and religions, especially Directive No.68 and Notice No.67 of the Secretariat of the Party Central Committee.

By Linh Bui