Located in Văn Phòng Chủ Tịch Nước or Vietnam Presidential Palace, President Joko Widodo and First Lady Iriana Joko Widodo received warm welcome from the Vietnamese President Trần Đại Quang along with the First Lady of Vietnam Nguyen Thi Hien.
Arriving at the location at 4:30 p.m., the President and Mrs. Iriana were welcomed by children who raised the flags of the two countries, similar to what was done in Jakarta.
The series of state ceremonies continued with the examination of honorary ranks after the national anthem had been announced by the two countries. President Jokowi and President Trần Đại Quang then introduced their delegates to each other. Afterwards, President Joko Widodo and the First Lady were treated to a military parade before proceeding to the tête-à-tête meeting and bilateral meetings of the two countries' delegations.
During this visit, President Joko Widodo brought a delegation consisting of Coordinating Minister for Politics, Law and Security Wiranto, Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi, Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto, Head of BKPM Thomas Trikasih Lembong, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, and Indonesian Ambassador for Vietnam Ibnu Hadi. (biro pers)
Budi Nugroho P.