Zhang Qia, Han nationality, is a native of Taibei, Taiwan Province. He was born in 1934 and graduated from the Coal Mining Faculty of Beijing Mining Institute in 1957 . He holds the title of senior engineer.
After graduating from Beijing Mining Institute, Zhang took several government-affiliated mining jobs and rapidly climbed the ranks in the institutions where he worked. He was a technician with the Jixi Mining Industry Bureau. After starting as a technician with the Fengfeng Mining Bureau, he eventually served as the bureau‘s deputy director and deputy chief engineer.
Zhang then moved to Handan where he became deputy mayor of the city and vice-chairman of the CPPCC Handan City Committee. He later served as the president of the Handan University.
In 1985, he was made vice-president of the All-China Federation of Taiwan Compatriots and later was deputy secretary general for the 6th and 8th CPPCC National Committees.
During the 9th CPPCC National Committee, he was elected a standing committee member and became the vice-chairman of the subcommittee of human resources and environment.
|1998—2003||Member, 9th CPPCC, National Committee, Standing Committee|
|1998—2003||Vice-Chairman, CPPCC, Subcommittee of Human Resources and Environment|