Working history of the new Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien


On April 8, Mr. Nguyen Hong Dien became the new Minister of Industry and Trade after being approved and appointed by the XIV National Assembly.

Mr. Nguyen Hong Dien replaced the position of Mr. Tran Tuan Anh, member of the Politburo, who was assigned to hold the position of Head of Central Economic Committee. Before being appointed to the position of Minister, Mr. Dien was Deputy Head of the Central Propaganda Department.

New Minister of Industry and Trade was born in 1965, and is from Hung Ha district, Thai Binh province. Mr. Nguyen Hong Dien is a member of the Party Central Committee for two consecutive sessions XII and XIII, a member of the 14th National Assembly.

New Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien

Mr. Nguyen Hong Dien is a PhD in Public Administration, Bachelor of History – Education, Bachelor of General Accounting. He used to work as a delegation at a number of agencies in Thai Binh.

From May 1992 to February 1996, Mr. Nguyen Hong Dien was the Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Thai Binh Provincial Youth Union. After that, he took turns holding the positions of Secretary of the Provincial Youth Union, Head of the Department of Culture – Society (People’s Council of Thai Binh province); Member of the Executive Committee of Central Youth Union, term VI, VII; Member of the Executive Committee of the Labor Confederation of Thai Binh province, term XIX, XX.

From December 2000 to March 2003, Mr. Dien was a member of the Executive Committee of the Party Committee of Thai Binh province, term XV, XVI; Secretary of the Party Committee, Chief of the Office of the Provincial Party Committee, Head of the Department of Culture – Society (People’s Council of Thai Binh province, term XIII).

From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Nguyen Hong Dien took turns holding positions in the leadership apparatus of Vu Thu district (Thai Binh province). After that, he was appointed Head of the Propaganda Department of Thai Binh Provincial Party Committee from February 2007 to September 2010.

Mr. Nguyen Hong Dien continues to hold the positions of Permanent Deputy Secretary, Chairman of Thai Binh Provincial People’s Committee, and Secretary of the Thai Binh Provincial Party Committee in the period from 2010 to April 2020. As a member of the 14th National Assembly, Mr. Dien is a member of the Finance and Budget Committee of the National Assembly.

From May 2020, Mr. Dien was promoted to the position of Deputy Head of the Central Propaganda Department, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (concurrently).

At the XIII National Congress of the Party in January 2021, Mr. Nguyen Hong Dien was re-elected to the Party Central Committee.



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