Hanoi, May 9: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has reached Hanoi today on a five-day official visit of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Prime Minister Oli was received at the Noi Bai International Airport by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam, Nguyen Quoc Dung and Nepali Ambassador to Thailand Khagaraj Adhikari.
He is leading the Nepali delegation at the friendly invitation of the Prime Minister of Viet Nam Nguyen Xuan Phuc. He will then be visiting Cambodia from May 13.
The Prime Minister is accompanied by his spouse Radhika Shakya, Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, Chief Advisor of the Prime Minister Bishnu Prasad Rimal, Foreign Affairs Advisor Dr Rajan Bhattarai, Members of Parliament, high-ranking government officials, private sector representatives, and media persons.
Meanwhile, President Bidya Devi Bhandari has assigned Deputy Prime Minister Ishwar Pokharel to look after the daily administrative works of the Prime Minister during the absence of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.