A welcome ceremony for Israeli President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin and his spouse was hosted by President Tran Dai Quang with full honours on March 20 at Presidential Palace in Hanoi.
President Rivlin is on a week-long visit to Vietnam March 19-25 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang.
In a media interview on the threshold of the visit, President Rivlin said the cooperation relations between Israel and Vietnam have grown and flourished and both nations will mark the 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties next year.
Vietnamese children wave flags welcoming the President and his spouse.
After the welcome ceremony, the two State leaders hold talks on measures to reinforce the friendship and all-around cooperation.