|President Pro Tempore of the US Senate Patrick Leahy.
HA NOI (VNS)— President Pro Tempore of the US Senate Patrick Leahy arrived in Ha Noi yesterday, beginning his five-day official visit to Viet Nam, which aims at further develop bilateral relations.
The visit is made at the invitation of National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
As scheduled, the senator will hold talks with Chairman Hung today.
Two-way trade between the two countries reached US$29.10 billion in 2013, a year-on-year increase of 18.8 per cent, with Viet Nam earning $23.87 billion from exports. — VNS