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: 11/24/2017
Career Data Updated: 1/26/2014

PHOTO: Zhang Dejiang
Zhang Dejiang 张德江
Chairman, 12th Standing Committee of the NPC; Vice-Chairman, CPC, Central Committee, National Security Commission
Born: 1946

Recent Travel & Appearances

14 Feb 18 Chinese leaders extend Spring Festival greetings
11 Feb 18 China's 12th NPC standing committee to convene session
03 Feb 18 Zhang Dejiang eyes Hong Kong's role in Belt and Road Initiative
31 Jan 18 Top legislator commends 12th NPC Standing Committee's work
29 Jan 18 China's top legislature discusses proposal on Constitution revision
29 Jan 18 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Andres Zaldivar (Chilean Senate President)
China, Chile agree to cement parliamentary exchanges
23 Jan 18 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Meshal Faham M. Alsulami (Arab Parliament Speaker)
China, Arab countries agree to enhance parliamentary exchanges
17 Jan 18 National legislature vows to keep in line with Party leadership
08 Jan 18 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Maria Lohela (Finland Speaker of Parliament)
Olemic Thommessen (Norway Speaker of Parliament)
Steingrimur J. Sigfusson (Iceland Speaker of Parliament)
Eiki Nestor (Estonia Speaker of Parliament)
Inara Murniece (Latvia Speaker of Parliament)
China vows to cement parliamentary exchanges with Nordic, Baltic countries
29 Dec 17 Chinese leaders watch traditional operas for new year

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