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Muslims celebrate Maulid festival in HCMC | culture/arts

Ly Du So, head of the Representative Council of the Muslim Community of Ho Chi Minh City, speaks during the ceremony. (Photo: VNA)

The event brought together representatives of the Vietnamese Homeland Front Committee of HCMC, the Consulates General of Malaysia and Indonesia in the city, and religious organizations such as Buddhism, Catholicism, Protestantism and Cao Daism. , as well as a large number of people in the city’s Muslim community.

Addressing the function, Ly Du So, Head of the Muslim Community Representative Council of HCMC, pointed out that this year’s Maulid Festival is taking place at a time when the country has weathered the Covid-19 pandemic and strives to achieve key development goals for the year. .

The Muslim community in HCMC has always responded to movements launched by the Vietnamese Homeland Front, he said.

Nguyen Van Luong, deputy head of the municipal religious affairs department, praised the contributions of local Muslims to the development of the city and expressed his belief that the community will continue to practice their faith according to law, refute the distorting claims of hostile forces. , and contribute more to local development.