Wang Qishan -- Vice-premier of State Council

08:08, March 18, 2008


Wang Qishan is approved as vice-premier of China's State Council at the seventh plenary meeting of the First Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, capital of China, March 17, 2008. (Xinhua Photo)

The following is a biographical sketch of Wang Qishan, who was approved on Monday to be vice-premier by the 11th National People's Congress at its first annual full session:

Wang Qishan

Male, ethnic Han, native of Tianzhen, Shanxi Province, born in July 1948. Joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in February 1983 and began working in January 1969. Graduated from the Department of History at Northwest University, majoring in history. With a university education. Senior economist.

Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, vice-premier of the State Council and member of its Leading Party Members' Group.

1969-1971 Worked as an educated youth sent to the countryside at Fengzhuang People's Commune in Yan'an County, Shaanxi Province

1971-1973 Worked in Shaanxi Provincial Museum

1973-1976 Student majoring in history of the Department of History at Northwest University

1976-1979 Worked in Shaanxi Provincial Museum

1979-1982 Intern researcher at the Institute of Modern History of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

1982-1986 Division chief, researcher (at the deputy department chief level) and deputy director of the Liaison Office, at the Rural Policy Research Office of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee and the Rural Development Research Center under the State Council

1986-1988 Researcher (at the department chief level) of the Rural Policy Research Office of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, director of the Liaison Office of the Rural Development Research Center under the State Council and concurrently director of the National Office for Pilot Areas of Rural Reform, and acting director and director of the Development Institute of the Rural Development Research Center under the State Council

1988-1989 General manager and secretary of the Party committee of China Rural Trust and Investment Corporation

1989-1993 Vice-governor of the People's Construction Bank of China and member of its Leading Party Members' Group (attended a workshop run by the Party School of the CPC Central Committee for cadres at the provincial and ministerial level from September to November 1992)

1993-1994 Vice-governor of the People's Bank of China and member of its Leading Party Members' Group

1994-1996 Governor of the People's Construction Bank of China and secretary of its Leading Party Members' Group

1996-1997 Governor of the China Construction Bank and secretary of its Leading Party Members' Group

1997-1998 Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee

1998-2000 Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee and vice-governor of Guangdong Province

2000-2002 Director of the Office for Economic Restructuring under the State Council and secretary of its Leading Party Members' Group

2002-2003 Secretary of the CPC Hainan Provincial Committee and chairman of the Standing Committee of Hainan Provincial People's Congress

2003-2004 Deputy secretary of the CPC Beijing Municipal Committee, acting mayor of Beijing, executive chairman of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the XXIX Olympiad and deputy secretary of its Leading Party Members' Group

2004-2007 Deputy secretary of the CPC Beijing Municipal Committee, mayor of Beijing, executive chairman of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the XXIX Olympiad and deputy secretary of its Leading Party Members' Group

2007-2008 Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee

2008- Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, vice-premier of the State Council and member of its Leading Party Members' Group

Alternate member of the 15th CPC Central Committee. Member of the 16th and 17th central committees. Member of the Political Bureau of the 17th CPC Central Committee.

Source:Xinhua

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