The visit was made under an invitation of the US Embassy in Vietnam.
The Vietnamese officials were introduced to the ship’s operation, and given a chance to learn about crew members’ life and work on the ship. They also engaged in exchanges with the crew members to enhance mutual understanding in the spirit of the bilateral Comprehensive Partnership and as an effort to maintain peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.
Since 2009, Vietnam has sent officials to visit the US’s aircraft carriers when they went through the international waters near the country’s coast.
Recently, Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh also visited the USS George H.W.Bush aircraft carrier (CVN-77) during an official visit to Norfolk city in the US state of Virginia from February 21-22.