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

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/9/2010
Career Data Updated: 3/9/2010

PHOTO: Wang Guangtao
Wang Guangtao 汪光焘
Chairman of the Evironmental and Resources Protection Committee of the 11th NPC
Born: 1943


Wang Guangtao, male, Han nationality, is a native of Shanghai. He was born in 1943, joined the work force in 1965 and joined the CPC in 1983. Wang graduated from Tongji University.

Much of Wang's career was spent in the construction sector. In the early 1980's Wang held leading positions in the Xuzhou City Urban and Rural Construction Committee of Jiangsu Province, and in 1985 he became vice-mayor of Xuzhou City. In 1995 he became mayor of Harbin City and later vice-mayor of Beiijing. From 2001 to 2008 he served as the minister of the Ministry of Construction (now know as the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development).

Wang Guangtao was a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee. He is now Chairman of the Evironmental and Resources Protection Committee of the 11th NPC.

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