PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrives in Japan

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Vietnamese Government delegation arrived at Kansai International Airport, Osaka, Japan on Thursday to attend the 14th G20 Summit and visit Japan at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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 from Osaka prefecture. On the Vietnamese side were Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam and Consul-General in Osaka Vu Tuan Hai.

The 14th 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 issues 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 other organisations in the Kansai region.

Source: VOV5