Vietnam expects to welcome its 15 millionth foreign visitor of 2018 in Ha Long City, the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, in late November or early December.
Vietnam welcomes and highly values outcomes of the summit between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the US which took place in Singapore on June 12, said spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry of Vietnam Le Thi Thu Hang.
Vietnam welcomes and supports related parties to continue promoting recent positive outcomes regarding the Korean Peninsula, and strengthening cooperation in building a nuclear-free area, laying firm foundation for peace, stability, cooperation and development on the peninsula and in the region and the world, said Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
The number of foreign visitors arriving in Vietnam in April was estimated at 1.3 million, raising the total figure for the first four months of 2018 to 5.5 million, up 29.5% over the same period last year.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded effective cooperation between Japanese and Vietnamese businesses while receiving Special Advisor to the Japanese Cabinet Isao Iijima in Hanoi on December 23.