Qiangba Puncog (aka Xiang Bapingcuo) male, Zeng nationality, is a native of Changdu, Tibet. He was born in 1947, joined the CPC in 1974 and studied at Chongqing University.
Qiangba worked as a technician and served in management at the Changdu District Farming Machinery Factory for over ten years. In 1980, he became 1st commissar of the People's Military Department, Bomi County. In 1997, he became secretary of Lhasa City.
Qiangba was a member of the 16th and 17th CPC Central Committees. From 2008-2010 he served as Chairman of Tibet Autonomous Regional Government and in 2010 he became Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Tibet Regional People's Congress. In 2013 he became Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 12th NPC.