Ye Xuanping, Vice-Chairman of Ninth CPPCC National Committee

Ye, a native (Han nationality) of Meixian, Guangdong Province, born Nov. 1924, started work in Jan. 1941 and joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) Sept. 1945.

Ye studied at Yan'an Natural Science College, 1941-45, and Harbin Polytechnical University and Qinghua University, 1949-50; and received training in machine-building in Soviet Union, 1952-53.

He worked as deputy chief engineer of Shenyang City Machine-building Bureau, 1960-1961; deputy director and chief engineer of the Beijing No.1 Machine Tool Plant in 1962-1973; bureau director of the State Science and Technology Commission, 1978-1980; vice-governor of Guangdong Province, mayor of Guangzhou and deputy secretary of the CPC Guangzhou City Committee, 1980-1985; deputy secretary of the CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee and Guangdong governor, 1985-1991; vice-chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, 1991-93, and from 1993 on, vice-chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, and deputy secretary of the leading Party Group of the CPPCC National Committee.

Ye Xuanping served as alternate member and member of the 12th CPC Central Committee and member of both 13th and 14th CPC Central Committees. He was added to the chaimanship of CPPCC National Committee at the Fourth Plenum of the 7th CPPCC National Committee and elected vice-chairman of the 8th CPPCC National Committee.

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