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: 11/10/2010
Career Data Updated: 10/7/2010

PHOTO: Liao Xilong
Liao Xilong 廖锡龙
Member of the 17th CPC Central Committee; Member of the 17th CPC Central Military Commission; Director of the General Logistics Department of the People's Liberation Army; Member of PRC Central Military Commission
Born: 1940

Biography Highlight

Liao Xilong, male, Han nationality, is a native of Sinan County, Guizhou Province. He was born in 1940, joined the PLA in 1959, joined the CPC in 1963, and graduated from the PLA Military Academy in 1981.

Liao spent over 40 years in the PLA working his way up through the ranks, starting as a platoon leader, company commander, division commander, and currently as a general in command of the PLA Chengdu Military Region. He has served the Party as a delegate to the 13th CPC National Congress and as a member of the 15th and 16th CPC Central Committee.

General Liao is the commander of the PLA Chengdu Military Area Region. He is also a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee, a Member of PRC Central Military Commission, Director of the General Logistics Department of the People's Liberation Army, and a member of the 17th CPC Central Military Commission.

Recent Career Data

2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2003— Member, Central Military Commission of the PRC
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2002— Director, PLA, General Logistics Department
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2000— General, PLA
1999—2001 Postgraduate, Beijing University, Sociology Department Beijing Municipality
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1995—2002 Deputy Secretary, PLA, Regions, Chengdu Military Region CPC, Party Committee

Recent Travel & Appearances

05/16/12 PLA Logistics Institute holds 60th anniversary celebration
02/13/12 Liao Xilong attends meeting of supporting logistic infrastructure construction
12/26/11 Chinese lawmakers review draft law on insurance for service members
02/21/11 Liao Xilong urges enhancement of PLA environmental protection and ecological construction
02/21/11 Liao Xilong highlights scientific development of military resource-saving work

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