Wu Bangguo



Wu Bangguo was elected chairman of the Standing Committee of the 10th National People's Congress (NPC) on March 15, 2003.

Wu Bangguo, a native of Feidong County, Anhui Province, was born in July 1941. He joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in April 1964 and began working in September 1966. He graduated as a major of electron tube of the Department of Radio Electronics of Tsinghua University. He holds the academic title of engineer. He serves as member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, vice-premier of the State Council, member of its Leading Party Member Group and secretary of the Work Committee of Large Enterprises of the CPC Central Committee.

1960-1967: Student majoring in electron tube at the Department of Radio Electronics of Tsinghua University. 1967-1976: Worker and technician of Shanghai No. 3 Electronic Tube Factory, deputy chief and chief of its technical section.

1976-1978: Deputy secretary of the Party Committee of Shanghai No. 3 Electronic Tube Factory, deputy director of its revolutionary committee, deputy factory director, deputy secretary of the Party committee of the factory, and director of the factory.

1978-1979: Deputy manager of Shanghai Electronic Elements Company.

1979-1981: Deputy manager of Shanghai Electron Tube Company.

1981-1983: Deputy secretary of the Party Committee of Shanghai Meters, Instruments and Telecommunications Bureau.

1983-1985: Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee and secretary of the CPC Municipal Committee in Charge of Science and Technology.

1985-1991: Deputy secretary of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee.

1991-1992: Secretary of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee.

1992-1994: Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and secretary of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee.

1994-1995: Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee.

1995-1997: Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee and vice-premier of the State Council.

1997-1998: Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and vice-premier of the State Council.

1998-1999: Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, vice-premier of the State Council and secretary of the Work Committee of Large Enterprises of CPC Central Committee.

1999-2002: Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, vice-premier of the State Council, member of its Leading Party Member Group and secretary of the Central Work Committee of Large Enterprises.

2002-: Member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, vice-premier of the State Council, member of its Leading Party Member Group and secretary of the Work Committee of Large Enterprises of CPC Central Committee.

He was alternate member of the 12th and 13th CPC Central Committees, member of the 14th CPC Central Committee, and member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee. He was elected an additional member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee at the 4th Plenary Session of the 14th CPC Central Committee. He was member of the 15th CPC Central Committee and member of its Political Bureau. He is member of the 16th CPC Central Committee, member of its Political Bureau and Standing Committee member of the Political Bureau.