Party chief begins State visit to Cuba

10:38 | 29/03/2018 Events

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong and the high-level Vietnamese delegation arrived in Havana on March 28 afternoon (local time), beginning his State visit to Cuba.

Esteban Lazo Hernandez (R), Politburo member and President of Cuba's National Assembly, welcomes CPV General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong at Jose Marti International Airport - Photo: VNA

The visit from March 28-31 is made at the invitation of First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba’s Central Committee and President of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers Raul Castro Ruz.

He was welcomed at Jose Marti International Airport by Esteban Lazo Hernandez, Politburo member and President of the National Assembly, and other high-level Party and Government Party officials of Cuba. Vietnamese Ambassador to Cuba Nguyen Trung Thanh and representatives of the Vietnamese community in Cuba were also present at the airport to welcome the Party General Secretary.

During his stay in Cuba, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong is scheduled to have talks and meetings with leaders of the Party and State of Cuba, discussing measures to boost cooperation between the two countries in the coming time.

Theo NDO/VNA