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

People's Daily Online

XINHUA Online (China View)

Government of the People's Republic of China

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 2/26/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/7/2018

PHOTO: Yang Jing
Yang Jing 杨晶
Former Member of the 18th CPC Central Committee; Former Secretary-General of the State Council
Born: 1953


Yang Jing, male, Mongolian nationality, is a native of Jungar Banner, Inner Mongolia. He was born in 1953, joined the CPC in 1976 and received a college degree. Yang Jing served as secretary of the Ih Ju League CYLC Committee from 1982 to 1997. He was an alternate member of the 16th CPC Central Committee.

Yang Jing was appointed deputy secretary of the CPC Inner Mongolia Autonomous Regional Committee and acting chairman of the Inner Mongolia Regional Government in 2003. He was a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee. He served as Minister of the State Ethnic Affairs Commission from 2008 to 2013.

In 2012 he became a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee and in 2013 he became Secretary-General and State Councilor of State Council, President of the Chinese Academy of Governance, and Secretary of Work Committee for CPC Central Government Organs. In 2018 Yang was dismissed from his state councilor post and removed from the post of secretary-general of the State Council after he was investigated for severe disciplinary violations.

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