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
Website mofa.gov.vn

The 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.

Organisation[edit]

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 Organisations
  • 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 Organisation 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 Centre
  • National Translation and Interpretation Centre
  • Information Centre
  • Vietnam and the World Newspaper
  • Permanent Missions of Vietnam to United Nations and International Organisations
  • 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]

Democratic Republic of Vietnam[edit]

No. Portrait Name Took office Left office
1 Ho Chi Minh 1946.jpg Ho Chi Minh 28 August 1945 2 March 1946
2 Nguyễn Tường Tam 2 March 1946 3 November 1946
1 Ho Chi Minh 1946.jpg Ho Chi Minh 3 November 1946 March 1947
3 Hoàng Minh Giám March 1947 April 1954
4 PhamVanDong1954.jpg Phạm Văn Đồng April 1954 February 1961
5 Ung Văn Khiêm February 1961 30 April 1963
6 Xuan Thuy.jpg Xuân Thủy 30 April 1963 April 1965
7 NguyenDuyTrinh1973.jpg Nguyễn Duy Trinh April 1965 February 1980

Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam[edit]

No. Portrait Name Took office Left office
1 Nguyễn Thị Bình 8 June 1969 3 July 1976

Socialist Republic of Vietnam[edit]

No. Portrait Name Took office Left office
7 NguyenDuyTrinh1973.jpg Nguyễn Duy Trinh April 1965 February 1980
8 Nguyễn Cơ Thạch 1976.jpg Nguyễn Cơ Thạch February 1980 August 1991
9 Nguyen Manh Cam detail, 981001-D-9880W-006.jpg Nguyễn Mạnh Cầm August 1991 February 2000
10 Nguyen Dy Nien.jpg Nguyễn Dy Niên February 2000 June 2006
11 Pham Gia Khiem 070316-D-9880W-018 0VFJ9.jpg Phạm Gia Khiêm June 2006 3 August 2011
12 Phạm Bình Minh APEC 2013.jpg Phạm Bình Minh 3 August 2011 Incumbent

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Foreign ministers S-Z". rulers.org. B. Schemmel. Retrieved 10 January 2015. 

External links[edit]