President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Huynh
Dam has sent greetings to the Khmer community on their traditional New
Year festival, Chol Chnam Thmay.
In his message, Dam extended his best wishes to the Khmer community, wishing them a happy and joyful festival.
He praised the Khmer people for their efforts in upholding the
tradition of solidarity and patriotism as well as their enthusiastic
participation in campaigns launched by the VFF.
the past years, the Khmer community has worked together with the Party
and the State to surpass difficulties and challenges to reap important
achievements in socio-economic development, social welfare and national
defence and security, he said.
The VFF leader
expressed his hope that the Khmer community will continue to study and
follow President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example and the tradition of
solidarity and the spirit of self-help for self-improvement in order to
improve their living standards and contribute to national construction
The Chol Chnam Thmay, which falls on
mid-April this year, is one of the most important festivals of the year
for the Khmer people. It is usually held in pagodas and on these days,
people wish and pray for a lucky new year.-VNA