Compiled from the following sources:

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

People's Daily Online


XINHUA Online (China View)


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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 9/15/2017
Career Data Updated: 9/15/2017

PHOTO: Zhao Keshi
Zhao Keshi 赵克石
Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee; Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
Born: 1947

Biography Highlight

Zhao Keshi, male, Han Nationality, was born in 1947 and is a native of Gaoyang City, Hebei Province. He joined the PLA in 1968, and joined CPC in 1969. He served as the chief of staff of Nanjing military area command in 2004 and was promoted the lieutenant general in 2005. He was a member of 17th CPC Central Committee and served as Commander of Nanjing PLA Military Region. In 2012 he became Head of the PLA General Logistics Department and a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee and a member of the 18th CPC Central Military Commission.

Recent Career Data

2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2012—2017 Head, PLA, General Logistics Department (Also known as Logistic Support Department)
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2010— General, PLA
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2007—2012 Commander-in-Chief, PLA, Regions, Nanjing Military Region Jiangsu Province, Nanjing City
2005—2010 Lieutenant General, PLA
2004—2007 Chief of Staff, PLA, Regions, Nanjing Military Region Jiangsu Province, Nanjing City
2000—2004 Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, 31st Group Army
1999—2001 Deputy Chief-of-Staff, PLA, Regions, Nanjing Military Region Jiangsu Province, Nanjing City

Recent Travel & Appearances

02/21/17 China, Israel vow to enhance military logistics cooperation
04/25/16 China mulls new law to secure national defense transport
10/23/15 China-Latin America Military Logistics Forum kicks off in Beijing
04/13/15 China, Finland vow to boost military logistics cooperation
05/14/14 Zhao Keshi meets with Australian counterpart # the Sino-#Australia

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