HCMC – German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his spouse arrived in Hanoi today, January 23, starting a two-day state visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Vietnamese President Vo Van Thuong and his spouse. This visit marks the first by a German head of state to Vietnam in 17 years, signifying a revitalized diplomatic engagement between the two nations. President Steinmeier is accompanied by a delegation of high-ranking German officials, including members of the German parliament, ministers, senior officials, and business executives. The state visit, scheduled for January 23-24, includes talks with President Thuong, and separate meetings with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, and National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue. President Steinmeier’s agenda in Hanoi will also feature visits to German projects in HCMC and adjacent provinces.
Mar 21 2023