Nguyễn Xuân Phúc

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His Excellency
Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
Vietnamese Prime Minister Phuc.jpg
7th Prime Minister of Vietnam
Assumed office
7 April 2016
President Trần Đại Quang
Deputy Trương Hòa Bình
General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng
Preceded by Nguyễn Tấn Dũng
Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam
In office
2 August 2011 – 7 April 2016
Prime Minister Nguyễn Phú Trọng
Preceded by Nguyễn Sinh Hùng
Succeeded by Trương Hòa Bình
Member of the Politburo
Assumed office
19 January 2011
General secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng
In office
3 August 2011 – 13 June 2016
Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng
Succeeded by Trương Hòa Bình
Minister of Government Office
In office
2007 – 3 August 2011
Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng
Preceded by Đoàn Mạnh Giao
Succeeded by Vũ Đức Đam
Personal details
Born (1954-07-20) 20 July 1954 (age 62)
Quảng Nam Province, State of Vietnam
Nationality Vietnamese
Political party Communist Party

Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (born 20 July 1954, in Quảng Nam Province) is a Vietnamese politician. He is the 7th (current) Prime Minister of Vietnam. He is the 3rd ranked member of the 12th Politburo.[1] 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[edit]

He was born on 20 July 1954, at the commune of Quế Phú, district of Quế Sơn, Quảng Nam 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.[2] 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. He 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). He 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).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thanh nien News 19 members of the political order in hierarchy on 29 January 2016
  2. ^ Based on VPCP he officially joined the party on 12 May 1983 but according to this official site of BNV on 15 November 1983.
Political offices
Preceded by
Nguyễn Tấn Dũng
Prime Minister of Vietnam
2016–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent