Malcolm Turnbull took a stroll with celebrity chef Luke Nguyen and grabbed a bite to eat from a street vendor.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull started his Friday in Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang with a walk and a breakfast of Vietnam’s signature banh mi, a baguette stuffed with anything from grilled pork, cold cuts and cucumber slices, to cilantro, pickled carrots, liver pâté and a swipe of mayonnaise. Photo by VnExpress/Dac Thanh
The PM was joined by Vietnamese-Australian celebrity chef Luke Nguyen, the Australian Embassy in Vietnam said in a statement. Photo courtesy of the Australian Embassy
The PM got stuck into his banh mi at a small sidewalk restaurant. Turnbull will join 20 other Pacific Rim leaders at the APEC Leaders’ Meeting on Saturday. Photo courtesy of the Australian Embassy
The PM takes a selfie with locals in Da Nang, saying it was fantastic to see Australian agricultural exports featured in such iconic Vietnamese dishes. In 2016, Vietnam imported $342 million of wheat, $73 million of barley and $28.7 million of beef and veal from Australia.
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