Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/17/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/17/2018

PHOTO: Wang Qishan
Wang Qishan 王岐山
Vice-President, People's Government, People's Republic of China
Born: 1948

Biography Highlight

Wang Qishan, male, Han nationality, is a native of Tianzhen County, Shanxi province. He was born in 1948, joined the CPC in 1983 and graduated from Northwest University. Wang has served as director of several leading banks including the China Investment Bank and the China Construction Bank. He served as a member of the CPC Beijing Municipal Committee in 2003, and he was appointed mayor of Beijing in the same year.

Recent Career Data

2018— Vice-President, People's Government People's Republic of China
2017— Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Taiwan Affairs
2017— Deputy Director, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Party-Building
2012—2017 Secretary, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Standing Committee
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, Standing Committee
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
2008—2013 Vice-Premier, State Council

Recent Travel & Appearances

04/18/18 Wang Qishan meets with foreign minister of Nepal
04/17/18 Chinese vice president meets with Communist Party of Vietnam delegation
03/23/18 Chinese VP meets Philippine foreign secretary
03/17/18 Wang Qishan elected vice president of China
03/17/18 China's new vice president pledges allegiance to Constitution

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