Vietnam’s leader Nguyen Tan Dung landed at the Villamor Airbase on Wednesday afternoon joining the World Economic Forum being held here for the first time.
Dung is set to meet with President Benigno Aquino III later in the afternoon at Malacanang Palace. There, they will have an extensive bilateral meeting and a joint press conference.
In addition to that, he will also attend a wreathlaying event at the monument of Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh at the Asean Garden in Intramuros, Manila.
Meanwhile, the visit of the Prime Minister, concurs with widespread anti-China protests in Vietnam. The same with Philippines, Vietnam has been involved in a maritime dispute with China over claims of certain parts of South China Sea.