Sun Wensheng, male, Han nationality, is a native of Weihai, Shandong Province. Born in 1942, he graduated from the Shandong Institute of Metallurgy in 1963 and joined the CPC in 1966.
Sun had a multi-faceted career in business, provincial party and governmental politics and at the national level. A metallurgist by training, he held a number of positions at the Zhuzhou Metallurgical Plant in Hunan Province. From there, he moved to party positions in the CPC Hunan Provincial Committee, where he served as head of the Organization Department, a member of the Standing Committee and deputy secretary. He then moved to Shanxi province, where he was deputy secretary of the CPC Shanxi Provincial Committee. After serving as vice-governor and acting governor of Shanxi province in 1993, he was twice elected governor of the province. In 1993, the All-China Women's Association granted him the title "Friend of Women." In 2001, he was appointed vice-minister of land resources.
Sun served as the Minister of Land and Resources from 2003-2007 and was a member of the 14th and 15th CPC Central Committees and an alternate member of the 12th and 13th CPC Central Committees.
|2003—2007||Minister, Ministry of Land and Resources|
|2003—||Secretary, Ministry of Land and Resources CPC, Leading Party Group|
|2002—||Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Discipline Inspection|
|1999—2003||Vice-Minister, Ministry of Land and Resources|
|1999—2003||Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Land and Resources CPC, Leading Party Group|
|1997—2002||Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee|
|1994—1998||Governor, People's Government Shanxi Province|
|1993—1994||Vice-Governor, People's Government Shanxi Province|
|1993—1999||Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Shanxi Province|
|1992—1997||Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee|
|1989—1993||Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Hunan Province|
|1987—1992||Alternate Member, 13th CPC, Central Committee|
|1986—1987||Student, CPC, Central Committee, Central Party School|
|1985—1989||Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Hunan Province|
|1985—1990||Director, CPC, Provincial Committee, Organization Department Hunan Province|
|1984—1985||Deputy Director, CPC, Provincial Committee, Organization Department Hunan Province|
|1983—1984||Secretary, CPC, City Committee Hunan Province, Zhuzhou City|
|1982—1987||Alternate Member, 12th CPC, Central Committee|
|19 Jan 09||Wen Jiabao made remarks during the second plenary meeting of the State Council, or the Cabinet.|
|12 Oct 08||Hu Jintao delivered an important speech at the third Plenary Session of the 17th CPC Central Committee.|
|19 Sep 08||Hu Jintao addressed the opening ceremony of a seminar for the country's ministerial-level leaders.|
|22 May 08||Travelled to Sichuan Province, Wenchuan County |
Wen Jiabao made his second trip to the quake-battered zone to oversee disaster relief work.
|20 Jan 08||Wen Jiabao presided over the executive meeting of the State Council.|
|12 Oct 07||Hu Jintao delivered an important speech at the Seventh Plenary Session of the 16th CPC Central Committee.|
|09 Oct 07||Hu Jintao presided over the Seventh Plenary Session of the 16th CPC Central Committee.|
|02 Feb 07||Li Changchun delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of a seminar for the ministers on the Selected Works of Jiang Zemin.|
|26 Jan 07||Wen Jiabao presided over the 9th plenary meeting of the State Council to discuss a draft of the government work report.|
|07 Dec 06||Hu Jintao addressed 2006 Central Economic Work Conference.|