H.E Mr. Le Cong Phung was born in on February 20, 1948 in Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam
Oct 2008: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the United States of America.
2004 – 2007: Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister of Vietnamese Foreign Ministry.
2001 – 2004: Deputy Foreign Minister of Vietnamese Foreign Ministry
2000 – 2004: Chairman of the Committee on Border Affairs and as Chairman of the National Commission for UNESCO.
1999 – 2000: Assistant to Foreign Minister.
1998 – 1999: Director General, Department of Asia I
1993 -1997: Ambassador of S.R of Vietnam in Bangkok (Thailand)
1991 – 1992: Chief of Chancellery MOFA
1989 – 1991: Deputy Director General, Department of General Political Policy
1984 – 1987: Embassy of Vietnam in Jakarta (Indonesia)
1978 -1980: Embassy of Vietnam in Beijing (China)
1974-1977: Embassy of Vietnam in London (England)
1971: Graduated from the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry's School of Diplomacy in Hanoi.
Foreign languagues: English and French.
Marital status: married with two sons.