Prime Minister of Vietnam

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Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Thủ tướng Chính phủ nước Cộng hòa Xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam
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Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc.jpg
Nguyễn Xuân Phúc

since 7 April 2016
Office of the Prime Minister
StyleHis Excellency
(in international correspondence)
Member of
Reports toPresident
National Assembly of Vietnam
AppointerNational Assembly of Vietnam
Term lengthFive years
renewable once
Inaugural holderHo Chi Minh
Formation2 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.[1]

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]

References[change | change source]

  1. Staff writer. "CAC THU TUONG CHINH PHU TIEN NHIEM" [Former Prime Ministers] (in Vietnamese). Office of the Prime Minister. Retrieved 3 May 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)