Vietnam-China Friendship Palace debuts in Hanoi

General Secretary of the Communist Party of China and President Xi Jinping and Chairwoman of the Vietnam National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended an inaugural ceremony for the Vietnam-China Friendship Palace in Hanoi on November 12.

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The ceremony formed part of the Chinese leader’s two-day State visit to Vietnam from November 12.

The Vietnam-China Friendship Palace is located at No. 188 Le Quang Dao street, Nam Tu Liem district. It was built with non-refundable aid from the Chinese Government and Vietnam’s corresponding capital.

The 14,000-square-metre palace lies on a 3.3-hectare land area with lotus-inspired architecture. It will serve as a venue for cultural, art and people-to-people exchange activities between the two countries, as well as conferences and meetings.

On the occasion, the Vietnamese and Chinese leaders also inaugurated a Chinese Cultural Centre in Hanoi.

Following the ceremony, Xi and Ngan met with delegates of the Vietnam-China People’s Forum and some intellectuals having outstanding contributions to the growth of ties between the two countries.

VNA

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