Padma Choling, male, Tibetan Nationality, is a native of Dingqing County (Steng chen rdzong, Chamdo Prefecture), Tibet Autonomous Region. He was born in 1951, entered the work force in 1969, and joined the CPC in 1970. From 2003 to 2010, he was Vice-Chairman of Regional People’s Government, Tibet Autonomous Region. He served as Chairman of the Tibet Autonomous Regional Government from 2010 - 2013. In 2013 he became Deputy Director of the Nationalities Committee of the 12th NPC.