Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 11/10/2010
Career Data Updated: 10/7/2010

PHOTO: Liao Xilong
Liao Xilong 廖锡龙
Member of the 17th CPC Central Committee; Member of the 17th CPC Central Military Commission; Director of the General Logistics Department of the People's Liberation Army; Member of PRC Central Military Commission
Born: 1940

Biography

Liao Xilong, male, Han nationality, is a native of Sinan County, Guizhou Province. He was born in 1940, joined the PLA in 1959, joined the CPC in 1963, and graduated from the PLA Military Academy in 1981.

Liao spent over 40 years in the PLA working his way up through the ranks, starting as a platoon leader, company commander, division commander, and currently as a general in command of the PLA Chengdu Military Region. He has served the Party as a delegate to the 13th CPC National Congress and as a member of the 15th and 16th CPC Central Committee.

General Liao is the commander of the PLA Chengdu Military Area Region. He is also a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee, a Member of PRC Central Military Commission, Director of the General Logistics Department of the People's Liberation Army, and a member of the 17th CPC Central Military Commission.

Career Data

2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2003— Member, Central Military Commission of the PRC
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2002— Director, PLA, General Logistics Department
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2000— General, PLA
1999—2001 Postgraduate, Beijing University, Sociology Department Beijing Municipality
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1995—2002 Deputy Secretary, PLA, Regions, Chengdu Military Region CPC, Party Committee
1995—2002 Commander, PLA, Regions, Chengdu Military Region
1993—2000 Lieutenant General, PLA
1988—1993 Major General, PLA
1987—1992 Delegate, 13th CPC, National Congress
1985—1995 Deputy Commander, PLA, Regions, Chengdu Military Region
1984—1984 Deputy Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, 11th Group Army
1984—1985 Army Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, 11th Group Army
1983—1984 Division Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, 11th Group Army, Division Command (31st Division)
1981—1983 Deputy Division Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, 11th Group Army, Division Command (31st Division)
1980—1981 Student, Military Academy of the Chinese PLA, Basic Department
1979—1981 Regimental Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, 11th Group Army, Division Command (31st Division, 91st Regiment)
1978—1979 Deputy Regimental Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, Army (or Ground Force), Regiment Command
1971—1978 Deputy Chief, PLA, Regimental Office, Operations and Training Department
1966—1971 Company Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, Army (or Ground Force), Company Command
1966—1971 Platoon Leader, PLA, Services and Arms, Army (or Ground Force)
1963 Joined, CPC
1959 Joined, PLA


Recent Travel & Appearances

16 May 12 PLA Logistics Institute holds 60th anniversary celebration
06 Mar 12 Uniformed NPC deputies address Party leadership, modernization of China's armed forces
13 Feb 12 Liao Xilong attends meeting of supporting logistic infrastructure construction
26 Dec 11 Chinese lawmakers review draft law on insurance for service members
30 Nov 11 Guo Boxiong attends PLA work conference on accelerating logistics construction
11 Oct 11 Army, CAE sign logistics research agreement
18 Mar 11 Liao Xilong stresses cultivation of higher-level PLA logistics personnel
03 Mar 11 Xu Caihou inspects Beijing-based units
03 Mar 11 Leaders of four general headquarters/departments meet military members of CPPCC
21 Feb 11 Liao Xilong urges enhancement of PLA environmental protection and ecological construction

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