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Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc elected PM

Released at: 08:53, 07/04/2016

Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc elected PM

National Assembly votes in Mr. Phuc as Prime Minister on the morning of April 7.

by Minh Tien

On the morning of April 7 Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc received 446 votes in the affirmative (90 per cent) to become the new Prime Minister of Vietnam.

The newly-elected PM was sworn into office after the election.

He replaces Mr. Nguyen Tan Dung, who was relieved from the post the day prior.

Biography of Prime Minister

Nguyen Xuan Phuc  


Date of birth: July 20, 1954

Place of birth: Quang Nam province

Education: Bachelor  

Member of the CPV Central Committee, Tenures 10 and 11

CPVCC Politburo Member, Tenure 11 and 12

National Assembly Delegate, Tenures 11 and 13

Minister-Chairman of the Office of the Government, Tenure 12

Deputy Prime Minister, Tenure 13

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