Meet the new faces of Vietnam's political and economic future
26 January 2016 Last updated at 01:15 GMT
The incumbent prime minister of Vietnam, Nguyen Tan Zung, is stepping down after delegates of the Communist Party's 12th Congress voted to let him withdraw his candidacy to any future post.
He's credited with leading Vietnam's economic rise in the last decade, but younger entrepreneurs are becoming the rising stars in the Vietnamese economy.
Jonathan Head has been assessing their views of the congress and the role of the Communist Party.