Prime Minister arrives in Washington, begins his visit and work in the US
US Ambassador to Vietnam Marc Knapper (left) and Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Nguyen Quoc Dung (centre) welcome Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at Andrews military airport, Washington DC at dawn 11-5 local time – Photo: NGUYEN KHANH
Welcoming Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and high-ranking Vietnamese delegation at Andrews airport with US Ambassador to Vietnam Marc Knapper, D.Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Nguyen Quoc Dung and some officers and employees of the embassy.
According to the expected schedule, during the working day from 11-5 local time, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will receive a number of administration officials of President Joe Biden and US lawmakers.
Accordingly, Prime Minister expected to receive US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Wilsack, US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, Secretary of Finance Janet Yellen, met with Senator Patrick Leahy and several other US congressmen.
In the afternoon of the same day in Washington DC, the Prime Minister will give a policy speech at the American Institute for International Strategic Studies (CSIS).
After that, the Prime Minister will receive leaders of the World Bank and US corporations including ASIA Group, Blackstone, GenX, and AES…
Within the framework of his visit from May 11 to 17, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and leaders of ASEAN countries will attend a Special Summit to celebrate the 45th anniversary of US-ASEAN relations taking place in Washington DC in 2nd. May 12 and 13. After that, the Prime Minister will visit and work in the US and the United Nations.
11 ministers accompanying the Prime Minister
The official delegation accompanying Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh during his working visit to the United States and the United Nations includes:
1. Mr. To Lam – Minister of Public Security
2. Mr. Bui Thanh Son – Minister of Foreign Affairs
3. Mr. Tran Van Son – Minister, Chairman of the Government Office
4. Mr. Nguyen Chi Dung – Minister of Planning and Investment
5. Mr. Nguyen Hong Dien – Minister of Industry and Trade
6. Mr. Dao Ngoc Dung – Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs
7. Mr. Tran Hong Ha – Minister of Natural Resources and Environment
8. Mr. Nguyen Manh Hung – Minister of Information and Communication
9. Mr. Le Minh Hoan – Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
10. Mr. Huynh Thanh Dat – Minister of Science and Technology
11. Ms. Nguyen Thi Hong – Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (equivalent to ministerial rank)
12. Senior Lieutenant General Pham Hoai Nam – Deputy Minister of National Defense
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam – Data: BAO ANH – Graphics: NGOC THANH
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