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APEC delegates arrive at Đà Nẵng Airport

Update: November, 05/2017 - 17:00
The main lobby of Đà Nẵng International Airport. — VNA/VNS Photo
Viet Nam News

ĐÀ NẴNG — Delegates travelling to the APEC Summit arrived at Đà Nẵng International Airport on Sunday, kicking off this year’s biggest foreign affairs event in Việt Nam.

A security worker guides an APEC delegate at Đà Nẵng International Airport. More than 10,000 delegates, business people, tourists and journalists will participate in the APEC Summit in Đà Nẵng City on November 6-11. — VNA/VNS Photo

All 21 leaders of the APEC economies have confirmed their attendance at the upcoming APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in the central city.

APEC delegates wait for their luggage at Đà Nẵng Airport after their flights landed at the city’s airport on Sunday. — VNA/VNS Photo

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Vice Chairman of the APEC 2017 National Committee Bùi Thanh Sơn shared the information at a press briefing on Thursday in Hà Nội.

Visitors and delegates in the Đà Nẵng Airport lobby. — VNA/VNS Photo

The APEC 2017 Economic Leaders’ Week, themed “Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future”, will take place from November 6-11.

APEC delegates and visitors are welcomed by local volunteers and staff from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. — VNA/VNS Photo

Bilateral meetings will be held on the sidelines of the event between Vietnamese and APEC leaders, aiming to enhance relations and co-operation within APEC.

Established in 1989, the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) comprises 21 economies, and represents about 39 per cent of the world’s population, 57 per cent of global GDP and 49 per cent of international trade.— VNS

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