Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme -- Vice-chairman of 11th CPPCC National Committee

09:21, March 14, 2008


Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme (Tibetan) 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 Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme, who was elected vice-chairman of the 11th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) on Thursday:

Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme

Male, of Tibetan ethnic group, born in February 1910, native of Lhasa, Tibet.

Vice-chairman of the 11th CPPCC National Committee.

1936-1952 Grain supplies official, civil magistrate, auditor, governor and high official in Qamdo Prefecture in Tibet local government (During the period: Signed an accord with central government in Beijing on measures for peaceful liberation of Tibetas chief negotiator of Tibet local government in 1951)

1952-1959 First deputy commander of Tibet Military Area Command and lieutenant general, section chief, secretary-general and vice-chairman of Preparatory Committee of Tibet Autonomous Region, and member of National Defense Council

1959-1964 Vice-chairman of CPPCC National Committee, vice-chairman of Preparatory Committee of Tibet Autonomous Region, and member of National Defense Council

1964-1965 Vice-chairman of Standing Committee of National People's Congress (NPC), and acting chairman of Preparatory Committee of Tibet Autonomous Region

1965-1979 Vice-chairman of NPC Standing Committee, chairman of People's Committee of Tibet Autonomous Region and vice-chairman of Revolutionary Committee of Tibet Autonomous Region

1979-1981 Vice-chairman of NPC Standing Committee, chairman of NPC Ethnic Affairs Committee, and chairman of Standing Committee of Tibet Autonomous Regional People's Congress

1981-1983 Vice-chairman of NPC Standing Committee, chairman of NPC Ethnic Affairs Committee, and chairman of People's Government of Tibet Autonomous Region

1983-1993 Vice-chairman of NPC Standing Committee, chairman of NPC Ethnic Affairs Committee, and chairman of Standing Committee of Tibet Autonomous Regional People's Congress

1993- Vice-chairman of CPPCC National Committee.

Deputy to 1st to 7th NPC, vice-chairman of Standing Committee of 3rd to 7th NPC, and chairman of Ethnic Affairs Committee of 5th to 7th NPC. Member of 1st CPPCC National Committee, and vice-chairman of 3rd, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th CPPCC National Committees.

Source:Xinhua

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