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

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 10/24/2007
Career Data Updated: 10/24/2007

PHOTO: Jing Zhiyuan
Jing Zhiyuan 靖志远
Member of the 17th CPC Central Committee; Member of the 17th CPC Central Military Commission; Member, Central Military Commission of the PRC; Commander, Second Artillery Force
Born: 1944

Biography Highlight

Jing Zhiyuan, male, Han nationality, is a native of Xiangfan County, Hubei province. He was born in 1944, joined the CPC in 1969, joined the PLA in 1963, was appointed commandant of the 56th base of the Second Artillery Force, and became commandant of the 52nd base in 1997. Jing took the post as the chief of staff of the Second Artillery Force in 1999 and as commandant of the Second Artillery Force in 2003. He was promoted to lieutenant general in 2001. In 2004, he was promoted to the rank of general by the Military Commission of the CPC Central Committee.

Recent Career Data

2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2005— Member, Central Military Commission of the PRC
2004— General, PLA
2003— Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, 2nd Artillery Force
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2001—2004 Lieutenant General, PLA
1993—1997 Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, 2nd Artillery Force, 56th Base
1985—1993 Deputy Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, 2nd Artillery Force, 56th Base

Recent Travel & Appearances

06/22/12 China, Thailand pledge closer military ties
06/18/12 Senior Chinese military official meets with Indonesian defense minister
08/12/11 Jing Zhiyuan on visit to Mexico and Peru
07/10/11 Top U.S. military officer visits China's second artillery force headquarters
06/08/11 Senior PLA officers stress leadership by CPC for China's strategic missile forces

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