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: 3/21/2013
Career Data Updated: 3/21/2013

PHOTO: Li Shenglin
Li Shenglin 李盛霖
Former Member of the 17th CPC Central Committee; Former Minister of the Ministry of Transport
Born: 1946

Biography

Li Shenglin, male, Han nationality, is a native of Nantong, Jiangsu Province. He was born in 1946, graduated from the Zhenjiang Institute of Agriculural Mechanization in 1970, and joined the CPC in 1973.

Li worked as Deputy Secretary-General of the Tianjin Municipal People's Government, and after 1983 he was Director of the Tianjin Municipal Planning Committee. He was elected Vice-Mayor of Tianjin in May of 1991 and was appointed Mayor in May of 1998.

Li was Deputy of the 9th NPC, Deputy Secretary of the 6th,7th and 8th CPC Tianjin Municipal Committees, and member of the 15th and 16th CPC Central Committees.

He was a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee and served as Minister of the Ministry of Transport from 2005 to 2013.

Career Data

2008—2013 Secretary, Ministry of Transport CPC, Leading Party Group
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2005—2013 Minister, Ministry of Transport
2003—2005 Deputy Director, State Economic and Trade Commission
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2005 Member, CPC, Municipal Committee, Standing Committee Tianjin Municipality
1998—2003 Deputy, 9th NPC
1998—2002 Mayor, People's Government Tianjin Municipality (Elected)
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1993—1998 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee Tianjin Municipality
1991—1998 Vice-Mayor, People's Government Tianjin Municipality
1988—1991 Director, Planning Committee Tianjin Municipality
1986—1988 Deputy Secretary, Textile Industry Bureau CPC, Party Committee Tianjin Municipality
1986—1988 Director, Textile Industry Bureau Tianjin Municipality
1983—1986 Deputy Secretary-General, People's Government Tianjin Municipality
1983—1986 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Municipal Committee, Work Committee Tianjin Municipality
1980—1983 Cadre, People's Government, Planning Division Tianjin Municipality
1979—1980 Deputy Office Director, Tractor Industry Company Tianjin, Tianjin City
1976—1979 Deputy Manager, Chemical Industry Machinery Company Tianjin, Tianjin City
1973 Joined, CPC
1972—1976 Clerical Secretary, Tianjin Tractor Plant CYLC, Institutional Level Tianjin Municipality
1972—1976 Deputy Secretary, Tianjin Tractor Plant CYLC, Institutional Level Tianjin Municipality
1972—1976 Secretary, Tianjin Tractor Plant CYLC, Institutional Level Tianjin Municipality
1972—1976 Secretary, Tianjin Tractor Plant, Tools Workshop CPC, Party Branch Tianjin Municipality
1970—1972 Planner, Tianjin Tractor Plant, Tools Workshop Tianjin Municipality
1970 Graduate, Zhenjiang Institute of Agricultural Mechanization, Farm Machine Building Faculty Shanghai Municipality


Recent Travel & Appearances

06 Oct 11 China's transport minister calls for better regulation of toll ways
24 Jul 11 China orders overhaul of transportation safety after a slew of deadly accidents
06 Mar 11 Blacktop highway to reach all Tibetan counties in five years: transport minister
28 Dec 10 China's freeways extend 74,000 kilometers
08 Jul 10 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Asif Ali Zardari (President of Pakistan)
Hu Jintao met with Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari.
19 Mar 10 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Sheikh Hasina (Prime Minister of Bangladesh)
Wen Jiabao met with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
18 Sep 09 Hu Jintao and topleaders attended the Fourth Plenary Session of the 17th Communist Party of China Central Committee.
18 Sep 09 Hu Jintao and topleaders attended the Fourth Plenary Session of the 17th Communist Party of China Central Committee.
03 Jun 09 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Tun Razak Najib (Malaysian Prime Minister)
Wen Jiabao met with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak.
19 Jan 09 Wen Jiabao made remarks during the second plenary meeting of the State Council, or the Cabinet.

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