He was accompanied by U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink.
Most Venerable Abbot of the pagoda Thích Thanh Nhã welcomed the U.S. delegation and briefly introduced about the history of the pagoda.
The Vietnam visit is a continuation of the U.S. official’s trip to Southeast Asia. The Pentagon highlighted the visit to reaffirm the long-term commitment of the United States to the Asia Pacific, Indian Ocean.
Tran Quoc pagoda is located on a small island near the southeastern shore of the West Lake and constructed during the reign of Emperor Lý Nam Đế
Some images of the US delegation at Tran Quoc pagoda:
Offering incense at the main worshipping hall of Tran Quoc pagoda
A monk from Tran Quoc pagoda takes the delegation round the pagoda