President Truong Tan Sang starts State visit to Iran hinh anh 1President Truong Tan Sang (centre) arrives at Mehrabad International Airport (Photo: VNA)

Tehran (VNA) – President Truong Tan Sang arrived at Mehrabad International Airport in Tehran capital city on late March 13, beginning a State visit to Iran.

The Vietnamese State leader was met at the airport by Iranian officials, Vietnamese Ambassador to Iran Nguyen Hong Thach, representatives of the Vietnamese community in Iran, and the ambassadors of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand.

The official welcome ceremony will be held at the presidential palace on March 14.

During his stay, President Truong Tan Sang is scheduled to have talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, pay courtesy calls to other Iranian leaders, attend a Vietnam – Iran business forum, and visit the Vietnamese Embassy.-VNA