Profile of Wen Jiabao
The following is the biographical sketch of Wen Jiabao:

Wen Jiabao, male, ethnic Han, native of Tianjin, born in September 1942. Joined the CPC in April 1965 and began working in September 1967. Graduated from the Beijing Institute of Geology, majoring in geological structure. With a postgraduate education. Engineer.

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

1960-1965 Student majoring in geological surveying and prospecting of No. 1 Department of Geology and Minerals at Beijing Institute of Geology 1965-1968 Postgraduate majoring in geological structure at Beijing Institute of Geology

1968-1978 Technician and political instructor of the Geomechanics Team under Gansu Provincial Geological Bureau and head of its political section

1978-1979 Member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee of the Geomechanics Team under Gansu Provincial Geological Bureau and deputy head of the team

1979-1981 Deputy director and engineer of Gansu Provincial Geological Bureau

1981-1982 Deputy director general of Gansu Provincial Geological Bureau

1982-1983 Director general of the Policy and Law Research Office of the Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources and member of its Leading Party Members' Group More>>
Premier Wen holds online chat

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao prepares to chat with Internet surfers on two state news portals in Beijing, China, Feb. 28, 2009.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao prepares to chat with Internet surfers on two state news portals in Beijing, China, Feb. 28, 2009.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao reads netizen's questions on two state news portals in Beijing, China, Feb. 28, 2009.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao prepares to chat with Internet surfers on two state news portals in Beijing, China, Feb. 28, 2009.

Chinese Premier Wen starts online chat with netizens

Premier Wen arrives at Xinhuanet

Premier Wen Jiabao talks with Xinhuanet staff members

Premier Wen arrives for online interview