Prime Minister arrives in Russia, beginning official visit

Tuesday, 2019-05-21 10:04:07
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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse welcomed at Pulkovo 1 airport. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived at Pulkovo 1 airport in Saint Petersburg at 18:45 pm (local time) on May 20, beginning his official visit to Russia at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Dmitri Medvedev.

The Vietnamese PM and his entourage were welcomed at the airport by the Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Konstantin Vnukov, the deputy governor of St Petersburg, the Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Ngo Duc Manh and many Russian and Vietnamese officials.

St Petersburg is the first stop during PM Phuc’s trip to Russia. During the stay in the second biggest city of Russia, Phuc is scheduled to meet with leaders of St Petersburg.