UN Secretary-General begins official visit to Vietnam

(VOVWORLD) - UN Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Hanoi on Friday, beginning a 2-day official visit to Vietnam. 
UN Secretary-General begins official visit to Vietnam - ảnh 1UN Secretary-General António Guterres and President Nguyen Xuan Phuc (Photo: VNA) 

The visit, said Guterres, reflects the importance the UN attaches to its partnership with Vietnam over the past 45 years.

He said Vietnam is an indispensable member of the UN, and has significantly contributed to UN efforts to address global challenges. Vietnam was a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council in the 2020-2021 tenure and has been elected to the UN Human Rights Council for the 2023-2025 tenure. 

Guterres is scheduled to pay tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum, hold talks with President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, and meet Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, and National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue.