Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong arrived in Beijing at 1:15pm (local time) on April 7, beginning his official four-day visit to China at an invitation of Chinese Party General Secretary and President Xi Jinping.

Meeting General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong at the Beijing International Airport were Wang Jiarui, member of the Chinese Party Central Committee and Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Hong Xiaoyong, and Vietnamese Ambassador to China Nguyen Van Tho, among others.

An official welcome ceremony for the Vietnamese Party leader will be held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing later the same day.-VNA