Li Jinai, male, 59, Han nationality, native of Tengzhou, Shandong Province, was born in July 1942. He joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in May 1965 and began to work in September 1966. He joined the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in December 1967. He graduated from the Engineering Mechanics Department of Harbin Institute of Technology. As a university graduate, he holds the military rank of general.
He is now a member of the CPC Central Military Commission, political commissar and deputy secretary of the Party committee of PLA General Armament Department.
1961-1966 Student of the Engineering Mechanics Department of Harbin Institute of Technology
1966-1967 Stay at university, waiting for job assignment
1967-1969 Soldier of 8th Company, 2nd Battalion, 253 Construction Regiment, Engineering Corps
1969-1970 Clerk of the Organization Branch, deputy platoon leader, 807 Regiment, 2nd Artillery
1970-1970 Clerk of Propaganda Division, Political Department of 52nd Base, 2nd Artillery
1970-1977 Deputy head and deputy political commissar of the Propaganda Branch, 811th Regiment, 2nd Artillery
1977-1983 Head of Youth Section, deputy division head and concurrently head of the Youth Section and head of the Organization Section, Organization Division, Political Department of 2nd Artillery
1983-1985 Deputy political commissar, 54th Base, 2nd Artillery (working at the Party Consolidation Office of the PLA from December 1983 to February 1985)
1985-1990 Head of Cadres' Department, PLA General Political Department
1990-1992 Deputy director of PLA General Political Department (enjoy the treatment equivalent to that of a deputy commander of any major military command)
1992-1995 Deputy political commissar of the Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense
1995-1998 Political commissar of the Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense
1998-2002 Political commissar and deputy secretary of the Party committee of PLA General Armament Department
2002 - Member of the CPC Central Military Commission, political commissar and deputy secretary of the Party committee of PLA General Armament Department
He, an alternate member of the 14th CPC Central Committees and member of 15th CPC Central Committees, is now a member of the 16thCPC Central Committee.