Nguyễn Xuân Phúc

Nguyễn Xuân Phúc

Nguyen Xuan Phuc
 Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (C) arrives at the National Convention Center for the last day of the 12th National Congress of Vietnam's Communist Party (VCP) in Hanoi on January 28, 2016. Vietnam's top communist leader Nguyen Phu Trong was re-elected on January 27 in a victory for the party's old guard which some fear could slow crucial economic reforms in the fast-growing country.
7th Prime Minister of Vietnam
Incumbent
Assumed office
7 April 2016
General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong
President Tran Dai Quang
Deputy Truong Hoa Binh
Preceded by Nguyen Tan Dung
Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam
In office
2 August 2011 – 7 April 2016
Prime Minister Nguyen Phu Trong
Preceded by Nguyen Sinh Hung
Succeeded by Truong Hoa Binh
Minister of the Government Office
In office
2 August 2007 – 3 August 2011
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung
Preceded by Doan Manh Giao
Succeeded by Vu Duc Dam
 vietnam prime minister 
Personal details
Born (1954-07-20) 20 July 1954
Que Phu, South Vietnam (now Vietnam)
Political party Communist Party of Vietnam
Spouse(s) Tran Thi Nguyet Thu
Children 2
Alma mater National Economics University
National Academy of Public Administration
National University of Singapore

Nguyen Xuan Phuc (born 20 July 1954, in Quang Nam Province) is a Vietnamese politician. He is the 7th (current) Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. He is the 3rd ranked member of the 12th Politburo. As a tradition in Vietnamese politics, Phúc is also a full member of the National Assembly, serving at its 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th terms.

Life and career

He was born on 20 July 1954, at the commune of Quế Phú, district of Quế Sơn, Quảng Nam Province province. He took economic management at Hanoi National Economic University from 1973 to 1978. He was accepted to join the Communist Party of Vietnam on 12 May 1982, officially becoming a member of this party on 12 November 1983. From 1978 to 1979 he was among personnel at the Quảng Nam-Đà Nẵng Economic Board. From 1980–1993: Phúc was an employee, then deputy, rising to Chief of Office of the Quảng Nam – Đà Nẵng People’s Committee. He studied administrative management at Vietnam National Administrative Academy.

*From 1993 – 1996: he was the Director of Department of Planning and Investment of Quang Nam-Da Nang Province. Nguyen Xuan Phuc studied economic management at the National University of Singapore. However, there is no related document about Nguyễn Xuân Phúc as NUS’s alumnus.

*From 1997 – 2001: He became a permanent member of the Provincial party committee (17th, 18th session); Vice Chairman, then the first Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee of Quang Nam Province and Director of Industrial Zones Management Board of Quang Nam Province. He was a member of the provincial People’s Council (6th session).

*From 2001 – 2004: Vice Secretary of provincial party committee of Quang Nam Province, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Quang Nam Province (term from 1999 – 2004). Nguyen Xuan Phuc was a member of Vietnam’s National Assembly (11th session), head of Quang Nam Province’s members of the National Assembly, and a member of the Committee for Economy and Budget of the National Assembly (11th session).Nguyễn Xuân Phúc Nguyen Xuan Phuc

*From March 2006 to May 2006: Deputy Inspector General

*From June 2006 to August 2007: Permanent Vice Minister of the Office of Government, member of the 11th National Assembly’s Economic and Budgetary Commission

*From August 2007 to January 2011: Minister of the Office of Government, Head of the Prime Minister’s Task Force for Administrative Procedure Reform.

*From January 2011 to July 2011: Member of the Politburo of the 11th CPV Central Committee, Minister of the Office of Government.

*From August 2, 2011 to April 7, 2016: Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam

*From April 7, 2016: He became the Prime Minister at the 11th working session of the 13th National Assembly 

Australia New Colombo Plan Afternoon Tea

ASEAN-Australia New Colombo Plan Afternoon Tea Australia’s Prime Minister The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP (centre) and Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop MP (3rd right) with Vietnam's Prime Minister His Excellency Mr Nguyen Xuan Phuc (3rd left) during the New Colombo plan afternoon tea attended at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in Sydney, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Photograph by Jacky Ghossein/ ASEANinAus

Australia’s Prime Minister The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP (centre) and Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop MP (3rd right) with Vietnam’s Prime Minister His Excellency Mr Nguyen Xuan Phuc (3rd left) during the New Colombo plan afternoon tea attended at the ASEAN-Australia Special Summit in Sydney, Saturday, March 17, 2018.  

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