The ceremony was chaired by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
Following the ceremony, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his NZ counterpart Jacinda Ardern hold talks. They signed a series of cooperation documents between the two countries at the end of the talks.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc inspects the guard of honour during the welcome ceremony in Auckland city, New Zealand, on March 13. (Photo: VGP)