Vũ Đức Đam

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Vũ Đức Đam
Vũ Đức Đam, August 2015 (cropped).jpg
Vũ Đức Đam on August 2015
Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam
Assumed office
13 November 2013
Prime Minister Nguyễn Tấn Dũng
Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
Preceded by Nguyễn Thiện Nhân
Minister of Government Office
In office
2011 – February 2015
Preceded by Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
Succeeded by Nguyễn Văn Nên
Chairman of People's Committee of Quang Ninh province
In office
5 May 2008 – 6 August 2010
Personal details
Born (1963-02-03) 3 February 1963 (age 55)
Hải Dương Province, North Vietnam (now Vietnam)
Nationality Vietnamese
Political party Communist Party of Vietnam
Alma mater Université libre de Bruxelles

Vũ Đức Đam (born 3 February 1963) is a Vietnamese politician who previously served as Minister of Government Office, and is currently one of four Deputy Prime Ministers of Vietnam since 2013. He is currently a Member of the Party Central Committee XII. He is also chairman of the National Committee for AIDS, and prevention of drug addiction, prostitution.

Vũ Đức Đam was born in Hải Dương Province and is considered to be one of the more promising members' of the Vietnamese Government, having a very good command of the English language and possessing exemplary communication skills; this is highly noticeable in his speeches and presentation appearances given at the National Assembly of Vietnam.[1]

Professional career[edit]

October, 1988 – October, 1990: an engineer of the Post Technical Trading and Service Company under the General Department of Post;

October, 1990 – February, 1992: a staff of the Department for Technical Development and Foreign Relations under the Viet Nam Post and Telecommunications Group

March, 1992 – April, 1993: a staff of the Office of the General Department of Post;

April, 1993 – October, 1994: Deputy Director of the Department on Science-Technology and International Cooperation under the General Department of Post;

October, 1994 – November, 1995: Deputy Director of the Department on International Relations, the Office of the Government;

November, 1995 – August, 1996: Acting Director, then Director of the ASEAN Department, the Office of the Government;

August, 1996 – March, 2003: Secretary, then assistant to former Prime Minister Vo Van Kiet;

March, 2003 – August, 2005: Vice Chairman, Permanent Vice Chairman of the Bac Ninh Provincial People’s Committee;

August, 2005 – November, 2007: Deputy Minister of Post-Telecommunication;

November, 2007 – May, 2008: Permanent Vice Chairman of the Quang Ninh Provincial People’s Committee;

May 5, 2008 – August 6, 2010: Chairman of the Quang Ninh Provincial People’s Committee;

August, 2010 – August, 2011: Secretary of the Quang Ninh Provincial Party Committee;

August, 2011 – November, 2013: Minister of the Office of the Government;

November 13, 2013 – present: Deputy Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Education[edit]

He graduated in 1988 from the Université Libre de Bruxelles. He obtained a PhD of Economic in Université Libre de Bruxelles. He is fluent in English.

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