APEC delegates arrive at Da Nang Airport

10:23 | 06/11/2017

Delegates travelling to the APEC Summit arrived at Da Nang International Airport on Sunday, kicking off this year’s biggest foreign affairs event in Viet Nam.

All 21 leaders of the APEC economies have confirmed their attendance at the upcoming APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in the central city.

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Vice Chairman of the APEC 2017 National Committee Bui Thanh Son shared the information at a press briefing on Thursday in Hanoi.

The APEC 2017 Economic Leaders’ Week, themed “Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future”, will take place from November 6-11.

Bilateral meetings will be held on the sidelines of the event between Vietnamese and APEC leaders, aiming to enhance relations and co-operation within APEC.

Established in 1989, the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) comprises 21 economies, and represents about 39 per cent of the world’s population, 57 per cent of global GDP and 49 per cent of international trade.

   
The main lobby of Da Nang International Airport.    
   
A security worker guides an APEC delegate at Da Nang International Airport. More than 10,000 delegates, business people, tourists and journalists will participate in the APEC Summit in Da Nang City on November 6-11.     
   
APEC delegates wait for their luggage at Da Nang Airport after their flights landed at the city’s airport on Sunday.    
   
Visitors and delegates in the Da Nang Airport lobby.     
   
APEC delegates and visitors are welcomed by local volunteers and staff from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.    

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