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Nguyen Thien Nhan's Biography

Nguyễn Thiện Nhân (born June 12, 1953 in Ca Mau Province), is Deputy Premier of the Government and Minister of the Education of Vietnam. He had been the 1st vice mayor of Ho Chi Minh City before being appointed Minister of Education on June 28, 2006 by Prime Minster Nguyễn Tấn Dũng. He was appointed by the National Assembly, upon recommendation of Nguyen Tan Dung, Vice Prime Minister of Vietnam. He got a PhD in cybernetics at the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg in East Germany in 1979. In 1993, he studied and earned an MBA of governance at the University of Oregon and a course of Investment Project Assessment at Harvard University, USA. He has been the professor at Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (Đại học Bách khoa Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh). Nguyen Thien Nhan is known for some efforts in reform of Vietnamese education system, critically critiqued by the Vietnamese public. He is also one of the high senior officials in Vietnamese government who has a good command of English along with Hoang Trung Hai, another vice prime minister.

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Nguyen Thien Nhan News Stories

  • Li urges stronger S. China Sea ties

      News Source: China News | 5 months ago
    Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday he wants cooperation with Vietnam in the South China Sea to expand to "a larger scale of joint development", during his meeting with a visiting Vietnamese senior official. Nguyen Thien Nhan, president of the Vietnam
  • Chinese, Vietnamese youngsters urged to cement friendship

      News Source: China News | 8 months ago
    Chinese President Xi Jinping and Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang on Tuesday sent congratulatory letters to the second China-Vietnam Youth Gala, held in Nanning, capital city of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. In his letter, Xi
  • Youth encouraged to expand relations

      News Source: China News | 9 months ago
    When the young Chinese and Vietnamese students from Vietnam National University, Hanoi, sang this song in both of their mother tongues, they also sang their blessings to Sino-Vietnamese friendship and future ties. Premier Li Keqiang and Vietnamese

Nguyen Thien Nhan Blogs

  • Private – public partnership model doesn't fit hospitals : ...

      Blog Source: | 5 months ago
    The plan of setting up a private medical university in HCM City was approved by Nguyen Thien Nhan, who was then the Deputy Prime Minister in August 2011. However, to date, Tung still has not got the “clean land” to implement the project.
  • Investvine » Vietnam sets up country-wide tourist support ...

      Blog Source: | 8 months ago
    The establishment of tourist support centers in localities having the high number of tourists received consent from former Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan at a meeting with relevant agencies in mid-2013 on ensuring safety for ...
  • Luala Concert returns to Hanoi — Vietmaz

      Blog Source: | 8 months ago
    In the afternoon of December 01, 2011 (local time), in Viennacapital Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan met for an exchange of views with the President of Republic of Austria Heinz Fischer. Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen ...

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