President Tran Dai Quang arrived in Addis Ababa on August 23 afternoon, beginning a State-level visit to Ethiopia at the invitation of President Mulatu Teshome.

President Tran Dai Quang and his wife arrived at Bole International Airport in the Ethiopian capital city of Addis Ababa at 2 pm (local time) on August 23, beginning a State-level visit to the East African nation from August 23 to 25. (Photo: VOV)



President Quang and his spouse were greeted at Bole International Airport with a 21-gun salute.

They also watched a traditional Ethiopian dance, which is often performed to welcome guests.

Later, the Vietnamese State leader held talks with his Ethiopian counterpart Mulatu Teshome at the Ethiopian presidential palace.

This is the first visit by a State leader of Vietnam to the African country since the two set up diplomatic ties in 1976.

During the visit, the two sides will discuss measures to boost bilateral ties, particularly in terms of trade and economics.


                      Source: NDO

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