H.E. Ambassador Ho Xuan Son
Ambassador Son was appointed by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign
Affairs, H.E. Pham Binh Minh as Consul General of Vietnam in San Francisco in
- From January 2011 to January 2016, he served
as a member of the 11th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam.
- He was appointed as Vice Minister of
Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam in July 2008, and then First Vice Minister of
Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the National Boundary Commission, Ministry of
Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam.
- Ambassador Son joined the Foreign
Service in 1978. He has served in many important positions, built up profound
experience in bilateral diplomacy, particularly with partners in Northeast
Awards and honours:
In his diplomatic career, Ambassador Ho
Xuan Son has been conferred with many awards of high distinction, namely the
Third Class Labor Order in 2011 for outstanding contribution in the
delimitation and demarcation of land border between Viet Nam and China,
contributing to the cause of socialism building and national safeguarding; the
Prime Minister’s Certificate of Merit in 2014 for important contribution to
realizing political policy tasks in 2012 and 2013, contributing to the cause of
socialism building and national safeguarding; and the Prime Minister’s
Certificate of Merit in 2012 for excellent performance, contributing to the
cause of socialism building and national safeguarding.
Personal: He was born in 1956 in Quang Tri. He is
married and has two children.
graduated in 1978 from Peking University. He is fluent in both Chinese and