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Nguyễn Tấn Dũng
7th Prime Minister of Vietnam
In office
27 June 2006 â€“ 7 April 2016
President Nguyễn Minh Triết
Trương Tấn Sang
Trần Đại Quang
Deputy Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
Preceded by Phan Văn Khải
Succeeded by Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
First Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam
In office
29 September 1997 â€“ 27 June 2006
Prime Minister Phan Văn Khải
Preceded by Phan Văn Khải
Succeeded by Nguyễn Sinh Hùng
Governor of the State Bank
In office
May 1998 â€“ 11 December 1999
Preceded by Cao Si Kiem
Succeeded by Le Duc Thuy
Head of the Party Central Committee Economic Commission
In office
June 1996 â€“ August 1997
Preceded by Phan Diá»…n
Succeeded by Trương Tấn Sang
Member of the Politburo
In office
01 July 1996 â€“ 28 January 2016
Personal details
Born (1949-11-17) 17 November 1949 (age 67)
Cà Mau, State of Vietnam
Political party Communist Party
Spouse(s) Trần Thanh Kiệm

Nguyễn Thanh Nghị
Nguyễn Thanh Phượng
Nguyễn Minh Triết

Military service
Allegiance  Vietnam
Service/branch People’s Army
Years of service 1961–1984
Rank Major
Battles/wars Vietnam War

I joined the People's Armed Forces in 1961 to 1984, and I was also a soldier in the southern battle of Vietnam during the resistance against the Americans. I went to the battlefield in order to regain national independence.
Nguyen Tan Dung
When I was in the army, there were four times that I was wounded. I also got more than 30 wounds on my body, and my injuries were ranked on the second rank of invalids. The first rank is the most severe. So, that means that I had lost more than 60 per cent of working capability.
Nguyen Tan Dung
Corruption is not a problem just for some countries; this is a global issue.
Nguyen Tan Dung