08:40 | 28/06/2019 Events
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Vietnamese delegation arrived at Kansai International Airport, Osaka, Japan, at 14:50pm (local time) on June 27, to attend the G20 Summit and visit Japan at the invitation of his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.
|PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his spouse at Kansai International Airport - Photo: VGP|
The PM was met at the airport by Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Kiyoto Tsuji, Chief of Protocol for Ministry of Foreign Affairs Kiminori Iwama and officials of Osaka prefecture. On the Vietnamese side there were Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam and Consul-General in Osaka Vu Tuan Hai.
The G20 Summit will take place on June 28 and 29 in Osaka. It is expected to deal with a range of global issues concerning trade, investment, innovation and the digital economy, the environment, energy and climate change, sustainable development, employment, women’s issue and health care.
Vietnam is among eight special guests at this year’s G20 Summit. Besides taking part in discussions, PM Phuc is scheduled to hold bilateral meetings with leaders of many countries, as well as with businesses and friendship organisations in Kansai region.