Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment (MPI) Nguyễn Văn Hiếu is the Member of Civil Affairs Committee of the MPI, member of Party Committee, Deputy Minister of MPI. He assists the Minister in monitoring and directing the following fields: industrial economy; agriculture, irrigation, fisheries, forestry, rural development; national target programs; export and import; domestic trade market; tourism, and service. He also takes charge of supervising Mekong River Delta region (including focal economic zones of Mekong River Delta), the South East and the Southern Key Economic Zone. He participate in the South-western Steering Committee, Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention; Steering Committee of National Target Program and Inter-sectorial Committees established by the Government and Prime Minister related to the domain of responsibility or assigned by the Minister. He is currently in charge of Agency for Cooperative Development; Department for Industrial Economy; Department for Agricultural Economy; Department for Service Economy; Economic – Planning Cadre Training Center.