Khmer individuals in Hau Giang province carry out a ritual to welcome their conventional Chol Chnam Thmay pageant.(Picture: VNA)
Phnom Penh (VNA) – Rasmei Kampuchea, a newspaper with the most important readership in Cambodia, ran an article on June 2 highlighting Vietnam’s funding precedence coverage for ethnic teams within the nation on the whole and the Mekong Delta particularly, together with the Khmer ethnic individuals.
The article cited displays on the seminar “Options for sustainable socio-economic improvement for ethnic teams within the Mekong Delta” that came about in Can Tho metropolis in mid-Might, saying that the Mekong Delta has a inhabitants of 17.3 million individuals. Of which, there are greater than 1.3 million ethnic minority individuals, accounting for practically 7.6% of the area’s inhabitants, with the Khmer individuals make up the most important quantity with over 1.1 million.
In accordance with the article, ethnic minority teams in Vietnam on the whole and the Khmer individuals particularly have their very own cultural id, conventional faith, customs and script and language, contributing to the creation of unity in variety of Vietnamese tradition.
Together with investing in constructing infrastructure techniques in ethnic-inhabited areas by many precedence programmes and tasks over time, the Occasion and Authorities of Vietnam have paid consideration to creating beneficial situations for the Khmer individuals to take care of their non secular observe and conventional festivals. The area boasts 446 Khmer Theravada Buddhist temples, the article wrote.
Along with pouring capital into financial improvement and bettering the lives of the Khmer ethnic individuals, due consideration has additionally been paid to insurance policies on schooling, coaching, and fostering human assets for the Khmer ethnic group, it stated.
Concerning sustainable livelihoods for ethnic minorities within the Mekong Delta on the whole, and the Khmer group in Vietnam particularly, the Occasion and State of Vietnam have recognized views, objectives and options for the event of ethnic minority areas by 2030, with a imaginative and prescient to 2045, which underlining the necessity to generate sustainable livelihoods on the idea of preserving and selling the standard cultural id of the nation, the article wrote.
Related companies and departments of Vietnam in any respect ranges have been specializing in finishing up three nationwide goal programmes, together with the nationwide goal programme on socio-economic improvement in ethnic minority and mountainous areas for the 2021-2030 interval, which has been accredited by the Authorities of Vietnam with a complete funding of over 137.66 trillion VND (5.86 billion USD), it stated.
For localities within the Mekong Delta, the implementation of this programme is taken into account as basic options for socio-economic improvement, creating sustainable livelihoods related to preserving and selling cultural traditions in ethnic minority-inhabited areas on the whole and the Khmer ethnic minority group particularly, in line with the article./.