During his stay in the U.S. until September 23, the Prime Minister is scheduled to attend and address the high-level general debate of U.N. General Assembly, U.N. Summits and high-level meetings on global issues such as climate change and pandemic response. He will also engage in bilateral meetings with U.N. Secretary General, President of the 78th session of the U.N. General Assembly, and leaders of other countries and international organizations.

Vietnamese Ambassador to the U.S. Nguyen Quoc Dung (front row, second from right) welcomes Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (front row, first left) in San Francisco.

Within the framework of his bilateral activities in the U.S., Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will have meetings with the U.S. Vice President, leaders of the U.S. Congress, national security advisor, and some members of the U.S. cabinet. He will meet the Vietnamese community and Vietnamese officials working at U.N. organizations, visit a number of leading U.S. universities and businesses and the NASDAQ stock exchange, attend Vietnam - U.S. trade and investment promotion conferences, and witness the signing ceremony of an agreement on establishing a twinned relation between Ho Chi Minh City and New York City.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s trip holds a great significance, sending out a message of the Party, State and Government of Vietnam to the U.S. and international friends on a peaceful, cooperative and integrating Vietnam that is joining more actively, proactively and effectively in global processes, making important contribution to the Vietnam - U.N. and Vietnam - U.S. relations in line with the foreign policy of the 13th National Party Congress.

Source: VNA