Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Vietnam)

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Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Bộ Ngoại giao
Ministry overview
Formed 1945
Jurisdiction Government of Vietnam
Headquarters Ha Noi
Minister responsible Phạm Bình Minh

Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the central government institution charged with leading the foreign affairs of Vietnam. The current Foreign Minister is Phạm Bình Minh.


Ministerial units[edit]

  • Department of ASEAN Affairs
  • Department of Southeast Asian - South Asian - South Pacific Affairs
  • Department of Northeast Asian Affairs
  • Department of European Affairs
  • Department of American Affairs
  • Department of West Asian - Africa Affairs
  • Department of Foreign Policy
  • Department of International Organizations
  • Department of Law and International Treaty
  • Department of Multilateral Economic Cooperation
  • Department of General Economic Affairs
  • Department of External Culture and UNESCO
  • Department of Press and Information
  • Department of Organization and Personnel
  • Office of the Ministry
  • Ministry Inspectorate
  • Bureau of Information Security
  • Bureau of Consular Affairs
  • Bureau of State Protocol
  • Bureau of Administration and Finance
  • Bureau of Diplomatic Corps Services
  • Committee of Overseas Vietnamese
  • Committee of National Border

Administrative units[edit]

  • Ho Chi Minh City Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam
  • Foreign Press Center
  • National Translation and Interpretation Center
  • Information Center
  • Vietnam and the World Newspaper
  • Permanent Missions of Vietnam to United Nations and International Organizations
  • Vietnamese Embassies
  • Vietnamese Consulate-Generals and Consulates

List of ministers[edit]

This is a list of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and its historical antecedents:[1]

Empire of Vietnam
Democratic Republic of Vietnam
State of Vietnam
Republic of Vietnam
Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam
Socialist Republic of Vietnam


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