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China News


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/23/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/23/2018

PHOTO: Chen Wenqing
Chen Wenqing 陈文清
Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee; Minister, Ministry of State Security
Born: 1960

Biography Highlight

Chen Wenqing, male, Han nationality, is a native of Renshou County, Sichuan Province. He was born in 1960, joined the CPC in 1983, graduated from Department of Law Southwest University of Political Science and Law and entered the work place in 1984. He was Deputy Secretary of CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection from 2012 to 2015. In 2016 he was named Minister, Ministry of State Security (reelected in 2018). He is a member of the 19th CPC Central Committee.

Recent Career Data

2018— Minister, Ministry of State Security (Reelected March 19, 2018)
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee
2016—2018 Minister, Ministry of State Security
2012—2017 Deputy Secretary, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, Standing Committee
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
2012—2017 Delegate, 18th CPC, National Congress
2011—2016 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Fujian Province
2007—2012 Delegate, 17th CPC, National Congress
2007—2012 Deputy Secretary, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Discipline Inspection

Recent Travel & Appearances

11/07/16 China appoints new ministers of state security, finance

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