28/01/2016 17:06 GMT+7 print

Biography of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong

Hanoi, January 28 (VNA) – General Secretary of the 11th Party Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong was re-elected General Secretary of the 12th Party Central Committee at the first conference of the 12th Party Central Committee on January 27.

The following is a brief biography of the Party General Secretary:

-Date of birth: April 14, 1944
-Ethnicity: Kinh
-Native land: Dong Hoi Commune, Dong Anh district, Hanoi
-Date of recruitment: December 5, 1967.
- Date of Party admission: December 19, 1967
- Education: Graduate of 10-year general education
-Professional training: Graduate of Linguistics Department (4-year course) at Hanoi University
- Academic title, degree: Professor, PhD in politics (majoring in Party building),
- Political theory training: High level
-Decoration: First Class US Resistance Medal, “For the Cultural Cause” Medal, “For the Cause of Journalism” Medal, “For the Cause of Young Generation” Medal..
- Official member of the Party Central Committee in the 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th tenures
- Member of the Political Bureau of the 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th tenures;
- Joining the permanent board of the Politburo from August 1999 to April 2001
- National Assembly deputy in the 11th, 12th and 13th tenures.