President Xi Jinping and general secretary of the Chinese Party had a full agenda during his two-day state visit to Vietnam, which concluded this afternoon.

On Tuesday, Xi and his spouse Peng Liyuan landed at Hanoi’s Noi Bai Airport to begin their trip.

At midday, the temperature was a pleasant 27 degrees Celsius as their jet touched down.

After previous trips in 2015 and 2017, this was Xi’s third trip to Vietnam as president and leader of the Chinese People’s Party.

Ngoc Thanh took the picture.

President Xi Jinping's two days in Hanoi

At the airport, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (L) welcomed Xi.

Hoang Phong took the picture.

President Xi Jinping's two days in Hanoi

That same day, at 4 p.m., Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (R) hosted a reception in the Presidential Palace.

A 21-gun salute to the Chinese premier erupted.

Giang Huy took the picture.

President Xi Jinping's two days in Hanoi

China’s First Lady Peng Liyuan, Xi, Trong, and his spouse Ngo Thi Man (from left) at the Tuesday reception at the Presidential Palace.

Image courtesy of VNA

President Xi Jinping's two days in Hanoi

Conveying their delegations, Trong and Xi meet at the Party Central Committee headquarters in Hanoi.

The two presidents talked on the future paths of their bilateral ties.

Ngoc Thanh took the picture.

President Xi Jinping's two days in Hanoi

Xi and Trong are present at the Party Central Committee headquarters in Hanoi on Tuesday to see the 36 agreements that the two nations have signed.

Four dealt on international relations and politics. The courts, crime prevention, marine cooperation, and security and defense were the topics of the remaining four. The topic of twenty-four documents was collaboration between ministers and the government. Four concerned collaboration between the localities of the two countries.

Giang Ngoc took the picture.

President Xi Jinping's two days in Hanoi

On Tuesday evening, Trong organized a tea reception at the reception Central Committee offices for the visiting leader.

He extended an invitation to Xi to sample three varieties of Vietnamese tea.

Throughout their formal trips, the two leaders had multiple tea parties.

Image courtesy of VNA

President Xi Jinping's two days in Hanoi

On Wednesday morning, Xi places a wreath at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

Giang Huy took the picture.

President Xi Jinping's two days in Hanoi

On Wednesday, Xi and President Vo Van Thuong had a meeting at the Presidential Palace.

Hoang Phong took the picture.

President Xi Jinping's two days in Hanoi

On Wednesday, Xi and Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh had a meeting at the Government Office.

Hoang Phong took the picture.

President Xi Jinping's two days in Hanoi

On Wednesday, Xi talks with Vuong Dinh Hue, the chairman of the National Assembly, at the NA office.

Pham Thang took the picture.

President Xi Jinping's two days in Hanoi

On Wednesday afternoon, Xi, Trong, and their spouses had a meeting with prominent professors from China and Vietnam.

The same day, the two nations released a joint statement in which they urged the development of a Vietnam-China community with a shared future that is strategically significant as well as the further strengthening and elevating of their comprehensive strategic cooperative cooperation.

Hoang Phong took the picture.

President Xi Jinping's two days in Hanoi

After a 30-hour stay, Xi and his spouse depart Vietnam on Wednesday at 5:10 p.m. from Noi Bai Airport.

Peng had met with students at Vietnam National University-Hanoi and had visited the Vietnamese Women’s Museum.

For an extended period, China has been Vietnam’s principal trading partner, and vice versa in Southeast Asia. Last year, their commerce was valued at US$175.6 billion, of which $57.7 billion came from exports from Vietnam.

With 4,105 projects valued at more than $26.5 billion, China placed sixth out of 143 nations and territories that had invested in Vietnam as of October 20.

Giang Huy took the picture.