The pair discussed bilateral co-operation between the two countries and the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic.
Nguyễn Văn Tuấn was part of a team of medical professionals who treated the first Vietnamese patients to test positive for the novel coronavirus at the end of January.
The Perfume Pagoda Festival, Việt Nam's oldest, biggest and longest-running festival, has officially been opened but due to the Covid-19 epidemic, the number of visitors has dropped sharply.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Tuesday discussed regional collaboration to fight coronavirus with his Indonesia counterpart Joko Widodo over the phone and asked Vietnamese ministries to minimise the impact of the virus on the economy.
As the World Health Organisation declared an international emergency over the outbreak of coronavirus, the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) on Friday said it was considering closing all schools, universities and colleges.
Donald Trump's conduct with Ukraine was far worse than the behavior that led to Richard Nixon's downfall, the head of the congressional impeachment probe said on Thursday as he summed up the case for the US president's removal.