Vietnam receives first foreign visitors in the new year

Vietnam has welcomed the first foreign visitors in 2017. The first foreigner to Hanoi was Thomas Bauche from Germany, who landed at Noi Bai International Airport on Sunday morning and was greeted by President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Nguyen Thien Nhan and leaders of Hanoi authorities and the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism.

Vietnam Fatherland Front President (center) Nguyen Thien Nhan welcomed the first foreign visitors to Hanoi in 2017

Meanwhile, the first foreign visitors to HCM city, Vietnam's largest economic hub, in the new year came from Germany and Thailand.

Source: VOV5