Hordes of children and Hanoians welcome the top Chinese leader and his spouse as well as the high-ranking Chinese delegation.
A motorcade carrying President Xi and his wife move to the Presidential Palace.

Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong invites his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to step on the podium while military bands play the national anthems of both nations.

The welcome ceremony is also attended by both nations’ high-ranking officials
A 21-gun firing ceremony welcomes General Secretary, President Xi Jinping and his wife and high-ranking Chinese delegation.

The two Party leaders and their wives wave to guests
Both leaders will hold an in-depth discussion on international and regional issues of mutual concern and sign many important cooperation documents across a multitude of fields.

After the welcome ceremony, the two leaders hold talks