Biography of State President Nguyen Minh Triet
Born on October 8, 1942.
Native land: Phu An Commune, Ben Cat District, Binh Duong Province.
Admitted to the Communist Party of Viet Nam on March 30, 1965. Became full Party member on March 30, 1966.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Political Science.
1960 - 1963: Student in Mathematics Department, Sai Gon university. Took part in the Sai Gon Students' Movement, joined the revolutionary base and worked in the Sai Gon-Gia Dinh area.
1963 - 1973: Cadre of the Central Committee of the People's Revolutionary Youth Union and the Youth Mobilisation of the Party Central Committee's Department for South Viet Nam, and Secretary of the Agency's Youth Union. Sent to battlefield in My Tho Province.
1974 - 1979: Deputy Director of the Office of the Youth Union, Deputy Chief of the Youth Union Central Committee's Board for Voluntary Young People.
1979 - 1981: Enrolled at the High-level Nguyen Ai Quoc Party School.
1981 - 1987: Head of the Youth Union Central Committee's Board for Voluntary Young People, Secretary of the Party Committee of the Youth Union Central Committee in HCM City, member of the Youth Union Central Committee's Executive Board, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee, Deputy President and General Secretary of the Viet Nam Youth Association.
1988 - 1989: Appointed additional member of the Party Committee of southern Song Be Province.
1989 - 1991: Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Song Be Province. Elected member of the Party Central Committee at the seventh National Party Congress (June 1991).
1991 - 1996: Member of the Communist Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Party Committee of Song Be Province, elected to the Communist Party Central Committee at the eighth National Party Congress, and deputy to the ninth National Assembly.
1997 - 1997: Member of the Communist Party Central Committee, Deputy Secretary of the HCM City Party Committee.
1997 - 2000: Elected to the Politburo at the fourth Conference of the eighth Party Central Committee, Director of the Central Party Committee's Commission for Mass Mobilisation.
2000 - now: Politburo member, Secretary of the HCM City Party Committee, elected to the Communist Party Central Committee and Politburo at the ninth National Party Congress (April 2001), deputy to the 11th National Assembly (May 2002), elected to the Communist Party
Central Committee and Politburo at the tenth National Party Congress (April 2006).