New ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh to assume office

Web.HCYU. 09.01.2013. New ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh is scheduled to assume office in the morning of January 9 at the ASEAN headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, according to a press briefing of the ASEAN Secretariat. Source: VGP.

New ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh
New ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh

Earlier, ASEAN Secretary General Le Luong Minh arrived in Jakarta on January 6 to prepare for the upcoming event.

Mr. Le Luong Minh was approved as the ASEAN Secretary General for the 2013-2017 term after Vietnam nominated him for the post at the 21st ASEAN Summit held in November, 2012 in Cambodia.

The new Secretary General was born in 1952 and served as Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister since December 2008.

His previous posts included assistant to the Foreign Minister, chief of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Multilateral Economic Cooperation Department, Vietnamese Ambassador, and Head of the Vietnamese delegation to the UN and other international organizations in New York.

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