Prime Minister of Vietnam
|Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam|
Thủ tướng Chính phủ nước Cộng hòa Xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam
|Office of the Prime Minister|
(in international correspondence)
National Assembly of Vietnam
|Appointer||National Assembly of Vietnam|
|Term length||Five years|
|Inaugural holder||Ho Chi Minh|
|Formation||2 September 1945|
The Prime Minister of Vietnam (Vietnamese: Thủ tướng Việt Nam), officially styled Prime Minister of the Government of the Socialist Republic (Vietnamese: Thủ tướng Chính phủ nước Cộng hòa Xã hội chủ nghĩa), is the head of government of Vietnam. He works over the meetings of the Central Government. The prime minister directs the work of government members, and may propose deputy prime ministers to the National Assembly.
The current prime minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc since 2016.
The head of government is responsible to the National Assembly and serves as the Deputy Chairman of the Council for Defence and Security. Moreover, prime minister is also Chairman of the Council for National Education, Standing Member of the Central Military Commission and the Central Police Party Committee.
Living former prime minister(s)[change | change source]
Nguyễn Tấn Dũng,
served 2006–2016 November 17, 1949