The Communist Party of Vietnam
The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) was established on February 3, 1930. Over the past 75 years, the CPV has been in the vanguard of the struggle for national independence, liberating the country from almost a century of domination by western colonialists and leading the people to total victory in the 30-year resistance war against powerful aggressors. Since the country's reunification, the CPV has led the Vietnamese people in carrying out the country's renovation, modernization and industrialization.
The National Assembly (www.na.gov.vn/)
The National Assembly is the highest representative organ of the people; the highest organ of state power of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the sole organ that has the constitutional and legislative rights.
The State President
The State President, as the Head of State, is elected by the National Assembly from among its deputies to represent the Socialist Republic of Vietnam internally and externally.
The Government (www.vietnam.gov.vn)
The Government is the executive organ of the National Assembly, and the supreme state administrative agency of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Supreme People’s Court (http://sotaythamphan.gov.vn/)
The Supreme People’s Court is the highest judicial organ of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. It consists of the Chief Judge, Deputy Chief Judge, jurors and court secretaries.
Supreme People’s Procuracy
The Supreme People’s Procuracy observes the implementation of and respect for the Constitution and laws by Ministries, ministerial-level agencies, Governmental organs, local authorities, social and economic organizations, armed forces, security forces and all citizens; and to practice public prosecution as stipulated by laws, ensuring due law enforcement. The Supreme People’s Procuracy consists of the Head who can be elected, dismissed, or removed from office by the National Assembly on the State President’s proposal, the Deputy Heads, prosecutors and inspector appointed or dismissed by the State President at the Head’s request.
Principal Government Officials
President--Nguyen Minh Triet
Prime Minister--Nguyen Tan Dung
National Assembly Chairman--Nguyen Phu Trong
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs--Pham Gia Khiem