The President was received at the Jose Marti International Airport by the Cuban Vice-President Salvador Valdés.
El President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, will receive his Vietnamese counterpart and invest him with the José Martí Medal, the highest granted by Cuba, as part of the visit.
Xuan Phuc will also meet the Vietnam-Cuba Association, and will pay honor the national Heroes Ho Chi Minh and José Martí on Sunday, and will also hold a meeting with Cuba’s Prime Minister Manuel Marrero, and the President of the Parliament, Esteban Lazo.
On Monday, Xuan Phuc will meet with representatives of the Special Development Zone of Mariel and experts of Cuba’s biotech sphere.
Cuba and Vietnam celebrated in 2020 the 60th anniversary of their diplomatic relations, established on December 2nd, 1960.