General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and President Xi Jinping has arrived in Hanoi (Photo VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) -
General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and President Xi Jinping arrived in Hanoi on November 12 afternoon, starting his two-day State-level visit to Vietnam.

The visit was made at the invitation of General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong and President Tran Dai Quang.
 
 
As the first overseas trip by the Chinese top leader after the CPC’s 19th National Congress, the visit is significant to the relationship between Vietnam and China. 

The visit takes place in the context that the bilateral relationship is on an active trend, as reflected through regular meetings between senior leaders of the two countries. 

Vietnamese and Chinese leaders have reached important common perceptions on enhancing the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between the two countries in a stable and healthy way.

Vietnam and China established diplomatic ties on January 18, 1950. China is Vietnam’s biggest trade partner and largest tourism market.-VNA