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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 4/2/2004
Career Data Updated: 3/26/2006

PHOTO: Wang Zhongyu
Wang Zhongyu 王忠禹
Vice-Chairman, 10th CPPCC National Committee
Born: 1933


Wang Zhongyu, male, Han nationality, born in 1933, is a native of Changchun, Jilin Province. He received a classical education and subsequently attended a vocational school. He then worked in various engineering and supervisory capacities before studying at the Party School of the CPC Central Committee from 1980 to 1981.

Wang rose quickly in the Jilin provincial structure, becoming secretary general of the provincial Party committee by 1985 and governor of Jilin Province by 1992. He was then given national level assignments under the State Council, becoming minister in charge of the State Economic and Trade Commission from 1993 to1998.

Wang was elected a state councilor and secretary-general of the State Council in 1998, and he was appointed president of the National School of Administration the same year. He was an alternate member of the 13th CPC Central Committee and a member of the 14th and 15th CPC Central Committees.

Career Data

2003— Vice-Chairman, 10th CPPCC, National Committee
1999 Member, Macao SAR Preparatory Committee, Government Delegation, Macao Hand-Over Ceremony
1998—???? Head, 5th National Census Leading Group
1998—2003 President, Chinese Academy of Governance
1998—2003 Secretary-General, State Council
1998—???? State Councilor, State Council
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1993—1998 Minister, State Economic and Trade Commission
1992—1993 Deputy Director, Production Office of the State Council
1992—1993 Deputy Secretary, Production Office of the State Council CPC, Party Committee
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1987—1992 Alternate Member, 13th CPC, Central Committee
1985—1992 Acting Governor, People's Government Jilin Province
1985—1992 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Jilin Province
1983—1985 Vice-Governor, People's Government Jilin Province
1983—1985 Secretary-General, CPC, Provincial Committee Jilin Province
1983—1985 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Jilin Province
1983—1985 Director, CPC, Provincial Committee, Research Office Jilin Province
1982—1983 Director, Light Industry Bureau CPC, Leading Party Group Jilin Province
1981—1982 Student, CPC, Central Committee, Central Party School
1980—1981 Deputy Director, Light Industry Bureau Jilin Province
1950—1953 Student, Light Industry Vocational School Liaoning Province, Shenyang City

Recent Travel & Appearances

18 Nov 19 Travelled to Thailand, Bangkok and met with the following:
Mark Esper (U.S. Secretary of Defense)
Wang Zhongyu met with US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper in Bangkok, reiterates China's firm position on the issues of Taiwan, South China Sea, and issues related to Hong Kong
12 Feb 10 Hu Jintao and top leaders attended the gathering, held by the Central Committee of the CPC and the State Council.
28 Dec 09 Hu Jintao, Jiang Zemin and other top leaders bade farewell to Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme.
01 Oct 09 Hu Jintao addressed the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
30 Sep 09 Wen Jiabao and top leaders attended a grand reception to mark the founding anniversary of the People's Republic.
20 Sep 09 Hu Jintao addressed a meeting to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of CPPCC.
01 Jan 09 Hu Jintao and Chinese top leaders attended the New Year tea party held by the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).
18 Dec 08 Hu Jintao delivered a speech during the conference to mark the 30th anniversary of the convening of the 3rd Plenary Session of the 11th CPC Central Committee.
05 Mar 08 Wen Jiabao delivered a government work report during the opening meeting of the First Session of the 11th National People's Congress.
03 Mar 08 Jia Qinglin delivered a report on the work of the country's top political advisory body at the opening meeting of its annual full session.

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