Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the high-level Government delegation of Vietnam arrived at Ngurah Rai Bali airport in Bali, Indonesia, in early afternoon of October 11.
PM Phuc is making the trip to Indonesia to attend the ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB), and for a working visit to Indonesia.
Immediately after the arrival, the Vietnamese PM will attend the ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering and hold several bilateral meetings with the King of Brunei, the President of the Philippines and the Prime Minister of Malaysia.
Under the theme “Achieving Sustainable Goals and Overcoming Development Gap through Regional and Global Collaborative Actions,” the ASEAN Leaders Gathering will focus on ideas, orientations and measures to intensify cooperation and collaboration between ASEAN and other international organisations such as the United Nations, the IMF and the WB, creating new driving forces for the building of the ASEAN Community in close association with the 2030 Agenda on sustainable development.
On Octobe 12, PM Phuc is scheduled to attend the opening session of the annual IMF-WB meeting.
He will also hold talks with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, meet with leaders of the IMF and WB, and executives of several Indonesian companies.