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Biography of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong

Updated: 15:41’ - 29/01/2011

Date of birth: April 14, 1944

Home land: Dong Hoi commune, Dong Anh district, Hanoi

Became full member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) on December 19, 1968

Education: professor, PhD in politics, MA in literature-linguistics; high-level political theory certificate holder

Current positions: Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Committee of the National Assembly, Chairman of the National Assembly

Summary of professional career

January 19, 2011: elected to be Party General Secretary

June 2006 to date: Secretary of the Party Committee of the National Assembly, Chairman of the National Assembly

May 2002 to date: Deputy to the National Assembly, XIth and XIIth legislatures

January 2000 to June 2006: Secretary of the Party Committee of Hanoi (12th, 13th and 14th tenures)

November 2001 to August 2006: Chairman of the CPVCC’s Theory Council, in charge of the Party’s theoretical work

August 1999 to April 2001: permanent member of the Politburo

March 1998 to November 2001: Vice Chairman of the CPVCC’s Theory Council

February 1998 to January 2000: in charge of the Party’s Ideological, Cultural and Scientific-Educational Affairs

December 1997 to date: member of the Politburo of the CPVCC (8th, 9th and 10th tenures)

August 1996 to February 1998: Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Hanoi, and head of the Hanoi municipal Party Committee’s delegation in charge of universities

January 1994 to date: member of the CPVCC (7th, 8th, 9th and 10th tenures)

August 1991 to August 1996: Editor-in-Chief of the Communist Review

May 1990 to July 1991: Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Communist Review

March 1989 to April 1990: member of the Editorial Board of the Communist Review

July 1985 to December 1991: Deputy Secretary, then Secretary of the Party Committee of the Communist Review

September 1987 to February 1989: Head of the Party Building Department, the Communist Review

August 1983 to August 1987: deputy head of the Party Building Department, the Communist Review

September 1981 to July 1983: Associate PhD student in historical science (Party building major) at the Academy of Social Sciences of the Soviet Union

May 1976 to August 1981: sub-editor of the Communist Review, deputy secretary of the Party cell at the magazine

September 1973 to April 1976: Postgraduate at the Political Economy Faculty of the high-level Nguyen Ai Quoc Party school (now the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Public Administration)

December 1967 to August 1973: sub-editor of the Communist Review

1963-1967: studied at the Literature-Linguistics Faculty of the Hanoi University.-

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