Mr. Nguyen Thien Nhan appointed Secretary of HCMC Party Committee

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The Politburo this morning gave a decision assigning Mr. Nguyen Thien Nhan, chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee, to hold the Secretary of the HCMC's Party Committee.

NA chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan gives the decision to Mr. Nguyen Thien Nhan in HCMC on May 10 (Photo: SGGP)

NA chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan gives the decision to Mr. Nguyen Thien Nhan in HCMC on May 10 (Photo: SGGP)

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan handed over the decision to politburo member Nguyen Thien Nhan at a ceremony hosted at the HCMC Party Committee's hall.
On behalf of the Politburo, Mr. Pham Minh Chinh, head of the Party Central Committee's Organizational Commission, read the decision.

Former Secretary of the city Party Committee Dinh La Thang holds office as deputy head of the Central Economic Commission.

Biography of Mr. Nguyen Thien Nhan

Professor Dr. Nguyen Thien Nhan was born on June 12, 1953 in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh.

From 1970-1979: he joined the army, got a bachelor decree and followed a postgraduate course at Magdeburg University of Technology, Germany.

From 1980-1983: work at the Military Technical Academy under the Ministry of National Defense.

From 1983-1985: lecturer at the HCMC University of Technology

From 1988-1990: attached for Education, Vietnamese Embassy to the German Democratic Republic

From 1990-1991: Magdeburg University of Technology, Germany, Major: market economy

From 1991-1995: Deputy chairman of industrial management subject at the HCMC University of Technology;

University of Oregon, Oregon, USA, Master of Public Administration;

Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA, program on Investment, Appraisal and Management.

From 1995-1997: Deputy principle of the HCMC University of Technology.

From 1997-1999: Director of the HCMC Department of Science, Technology and Environment

From 1999-2001: Deputy chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee

From 2001-2006: Standing deputy chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee; member of the National Council for Science and Technology Policy; member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam

From 2006-2007: Minister of Education and Training, delegate of the 12th National Assembly.

From 2007-2010: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education and Training

From 2010-2013: Deputy Prime Minister, Politburo Member from 2013

From 2013-2017: Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee

From May 10, 2017: Secretary of the HCMC's Party Committee

(Source: VFF)




By SGGPO – Translated by Hai Mien

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