Biography of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung
Born on November 17, 1949.
Native land: Ca Mau city, Ca Mau province
Admitted to the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV) on June 10, 1967.
Education: Bachelor of Law, high-level political theory
Current positions: Member of the Politburo of the CPV Central Committee, Deputy Secretary of the Government Party Organisation, Permanent Deputy Prime Minister, National Assembly deputy.
1961 - 1981 : Served in the Army and the Military Medical Company in the southern province of Rach Gia.
Senior Lieutenant – Chief Political Commissar of Infantry Battalion 207, Captain – Political Chief of Infantry Regiment 152, defending the southwestern border, Major – Head of the Personnel Board of Kien Giang Province's Military Command.
1981 - 1994 : Enrolled at the High-level Nguyen Ai Quoc Party School.
Member of the Standing Committee of the Kien Giang Provincial Party Committee, Deputy Head of the provincial Organisational Board. Secretary of the Ha Tien District Party Committee, Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Kien Giang provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Kien Giang People's Committee. Member of the provincial People's Council. Secretary of the Kien Giang Party Committee. Secretary of the provincial Military Division's Party Committee. Member of the Military Zone 9 Party Committee.
1995 - 1996 : Deputy Minister for Home Affairs. Member of the Central Police Party Committee.
1996 - 1997 : Member of the Politburo and Politburo Standing Committee. Director of the CPV Central Committee's Economic Commission, in charge of financial affairs of the CPV.
1997 - 2006 : Member of the Politburo. Deputy Secretary of the Government Party Organisation.
Governor of the State Bank of Viet Nam and Secretary of the State Bank of Viet Nam Party Organisation.
Chairman of the National Financial and Monetary Council. Head of the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) Steering Committee. Head of the southwestern region Steering Committee. Head of the Party Central Committee Steering Board for Reorganisation of State-owned Enterprises. Head of the State Steering Committee for Key National Projects. Head of the Party Central Committee Anti-Crime Steering Committee