BIOGRAPHY

HE. Mr. Nguyen Quoc Cuong

Full Name: 

NGUYEN QUOC CUONG

Date of Birth:

6th October 1959 

Place of Birth: Ha Noi
Education:

Graduated from the University of Foreign Affairs (now the Diplomatic Academy of Viet Nam);

MA in International Relations at Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, USA;

Advanced Management Training at the Ho Chi Minh National Politics-Public Administration Academy

Foreign Language:         

English
Marital Status: is married and has two children

 

     

Career:

1981-1983:

Researcher, Institute of International Relations,

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1983-1985: Served in Viet Nam People’s Army

1985-1986:

Researcher, Institute of International Relations,

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1987-1990:

Desk Officer, China Department,

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1990-1993:

Second Secretary, Embassy of Viet Nam in China

1994-1999:

Officer, MOFA Cabinet, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1999-2002:

Deputy Director General, Deputy Chief of  MOFA Cabinet, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2002-2005:

Minister Counselor, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Viet Nam in Canada

2005-2006:

Deputy Director General, Head of Political and Security Section, APEC Viet Nam 2006 Secretariat

2006-2007:

Deputy Director General, Department of Multilateral Economic Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Feb 2007 - Aug 2007:

Director General, Executive Assistant to the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Aug 2007 - July 2008: Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs

July 2008-2011:

Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief negotiator in charge of relations between Viet Nam and the Vatican

2011-2014:

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to the United States of America

2014 - July 11, 2015:

Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs

July 2011:

Accredited to the title of Senior Ambassador – the highest rank for a Vietnamese career diplomat
July  2015 - present Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to Japan  

Ambassador

Nguyen Quoc Cuong

Quick contact

Address: Tokyo, 151-0062, Shibuya-ku, Motoyoyogi-cho, 50-11

Consular emergency (after working hours):

- Hand phone: +8180-9661-5656

- Fax: +8133466-3312

vietnamembassy-japan@vnembassy.jp (for general information)

vnconsular@vnembassy.jp (for consular affairs)

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