Australian Prime Minister pays an official visit to Vietnam

At the invitation of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese arrived in Hanoi, beginning his official visit to Vietnam on June 3-4.
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese (Photo: VNA)
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese (Photo: VNA)

He is accompanied by the Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister of Australia Tim Gartrell, along with officials and advisers of the Prime Minister, on issues related to international affairs, digitalisation, national security, media, communications and Southeast Asia.

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese was born on March 2, 1963, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney, Australia.

From December 2006 to December 2007, he was the Shadow Minister for Water and Infrastructure. From December 2007 to September 2013, he held the position of Minister of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government.

He assumed a new set of shadow ministerial portfolios, including Shadow Minister for Tourism (from October 2013 to June 2019); Shadow Minister for Cities (from September 2014 to July 2016); Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Cities, and Regional Development (from July 2016 to June 2019).

Between May 2019 and May 2022, he served as Leader of the Opposition. Since May 23, 2022, Anthony Albanese has held the position of Prime Minister of Australia.