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Olaf Scholz in Hanoi streets at night

The German Chancellor was offered calligraphy which reads “Peace, friendship, and mutual development.”

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Vietnam's Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh take a stroll along Hoan Kiem Lake in central Hanoi on Sunday evening [November 13].

Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz take a walk after a business roundtable with Vietnamese and German companies. Photos: Nhat Bac/ VGP 

PM Chinh introduces the history of Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple, located northern of Hoan Kiem Lake.  

The two PMs offer incense at the temple.  

A calligraphist offers Chancellor Olaf Scholz a calligraphy sheet bearing the phrase “Peace, friendship, and mutual development.” 

The delegation leaves Ngoc Son Temple for a banquet.  

PM Chinh and Chancellor Olaf Scholz at the banquet.