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Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
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Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 6/29/2003
Career Data Updated: 7/9/2007

PHOTO: Zhang Dinghua
Zhang Dinghua 张丁华
Vice-Chairman of the 9th NPC Committee for Internal and Judicial Affairs
Born: 1933

Biography Highlight

Zhang Dinghua, male, Han nationality, is a native of Shaanxian County, Henan Province. He was born in 1933 and graduated from the Foreign Languages Faculty of Northwest University in 1952. He joined the CPC in 1956.
After graduating from university, Zhang began his career with the Qinghai Oil Prospecting Bureau . There he worked in the expert works office, the oil-extracting brigade, and the geological section – all in leadership positions. In 1964, Zhang became the deputy head of the Shengli Oilfield Prospecting Newspaper. He later directed the CPC committee‘s political department at the Shengli Oilfield Command Headquarters, a job he held from 1970 to 1979.

Following four years with the Dagang Oilfield Command Headquarters, Zhang shifted to assume CPC positions. He worked in various CPC committees, culminating in his deputy secretary job with the CPC Inner Mongolia Autonomous Regional Committee from 1988 to 1991.

Zhang has also served as vice-president and the first secretary of the secretariat of the 11th and 12th executive committees of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions. In 1997, he attended the Hong Kong handover ceremony as a member of the Chinese government delegation.

In 1998, he was appointed the vice-chairman of the 9th NPC Committee for Internal and Judicial Affairs.

Recent Career Data

1998—2003 Vice-Chairman, 9th Internal and Judicial Affairs Committee of the NPC
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1991—1998 Vice-Chairman, All-China Federation of Trade Unions
1987—1992 Delegate, 13th CPC, National Congress
1985—1988 Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee, Commission for Discipline Inspection Tianjin Municipality
1985—1988 Director, CPC, Municipal Committee, Publicity Department Tianjin Municipality
1985—1988 Member, CPC, Municipal Committee, Standing Committee Tianjin Municipality
1984—1991 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Autonomous Regional Committee Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
1956 Joined, CPC

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