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Buddhist delegation visits UP's Kushinagar International Airport

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 28 Mar 2022, 11:16 pm

Kushinagar, UP: A high-level Buddhist delegation from Vietnam and Thailand arrived at Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.

This is the first time such a delegation arrived in the country since  international flights resumed after COVID-19 induced hiatus.

The delegation was led by the most venerable Thich Duc Thien, Vice President and General Secretary of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha through a special Charter flight on March 27, reports ANI.

The chartered flight which took off from Vietnam landed in Kushinagar to a warm welcome by the people of Kushinagar, according to a statement as quoted by ANI.