Chen Kuiyuan is elected vice-chairman of the 11th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the fourth plenary meeting of the First Session of the 11th CPPCC National Committee in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)
The following is a biographical sketch of Chen Kuiyuan, who was elected vice-chairman of the 11th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) on Thursday.
Male, born in January 1941, ethnic Han, native of Kangping, Liaoning Province. Started working in September 1964; joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in May 1965; graduate of Political Education Department of the Inner Mongolia Normal School.
1960-1964 Studied at the Political Education Department of the Inner Mongolia Normal School
1964-1972 Teacher of the Party school of Hulun Buir League of Inner Mongolia and member of the Political Work Group of the Office of the Revolutionary Committee of the League
1972-1973 Clerk at the office of the Revolutionary Committee of Hulun Buir League
1973-1978 Head of the Publicity Section of the Party Committee of the Hulun Buir League
1978-1980 Vice-president of the Party School in Hulun Buir League
1980-1982 Deputy secretary-general and acting secretary-general of the CPC Hulun Buir League Committee
1982-1983 Secretary-general, Standing Committee member of the CPC Hulun Buir League Committee
1983-1989 Deputy secretary, secretary of the CPC Hulun Buir League Committee
1989-1991 Standing Committee member of the CPC Inner Mongolia Autonomous Regional Committee
1991-1992 Standing Committee member of the CPC Inner Mongolia Autonomous Regional Committee, Vice-chairman of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Regional People's Government
1992-2000 Deputy secretary and secretary of the CPC Tibet Autonomous Regional Committee
2000-2002 Secretary of the CPC Henan Provincial Committee
2002-2003 President of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and secretary of the Leading Party Members' Group of the academy
2003- Vice-chairman of the 10th CPPCC National Committee and secretary of the committee's Leading Party Members' Group, and president of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and secretary of the academy's Leading Party Members' Group.
Member of the 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th CPC Central Committees, and vice-chairman of the 10th and 11th CPPCC National Committees.Source:Xinhua