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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/18/2008
Career Data Updated: 3/18/2008

PHOTO: Wang Gang
Wang Gang 王剛
Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo; Vice-Chairman, 11th CPPCC, National Committee
Born: 1942

Biography

Wang Gang, male, Han nationality, is a native of Fuyu, Jilin Province. He was born in 1942, joined the work force in 1967, and joined the CPC in 1971. Wang graduated from Jilin University.

In the later 1960s and 1970s, Wang worked in the Ministry of Construction. In the mid-1980's Wang held Party positions in the Letter and Calls Bureau of the CPC Central Committee. In the 1990's he served as Director of the Central Archives and the State Archives Bureau. In 2002, Wang became an alternate member of the Politburo of the CPC Central Committee.

Wang Gang was an alternate member of the 15th CPC Central Committee and was a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee.

In 2007 he became a member of the politboro of the 17th CPC Central Committee and in 2008 he became a Vice-Chairman of the 11th National Committee of the CPPCC.

Career Data

2008—2013 Vice-Chairman, 11th CPPCC, National Committee
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo, Secretariat
2002—2007 Alternate Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
1999—2007 Director, CPC, Central Committee, General Office
1999— Secretary, CPC, Central Committee, Offices Under Central Committee, Work Committee
1997—2002 Alternate Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1994—1999 Director-General, State Archives Bureau
1994—1999 Deputy Director, CPC, Central Committee, General Office
1993—1994 Director, State Archives Bureau
1993—1999 Director, CPC, Central Committee, Central Archives
1990—1993 Secretary, CPC, Central Committee, Central Archives, Head Office
1990—1993 Executive Deputy Director, CPC, Central Committee, Central Archives
1987—1990 Executive Deputy Director-General, General Office of the State Council, Letters and Calls Bureau
1987—1990 Secretary, General Office of the State Council, Letters and Calls Bureau CPC, Party Committee
1987—1990 Secretary, CPC, Central Committee, General Office, Letters and Calls Bureau CPC, Party Committee
1987—1990 Executive Deputy Director-General, CPC, Central Committee, General Office, Letters and Calls Bureau
1986—1987 Deputy Director-General, General Office of the State Council, Letters and Calls Bureau
1985—1987 Deputy Director-General, CPC, Central Committee, General Office, Letters and Calls Bureau
1981—1985 Secretary (Division-Director Rank), CPC, Central Committee, Offices Under Central Committee, Taiwan Affairs Office
1977—1981 Secretary, CPC, Autonomous Regional Committee, General Office Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region
1969—1977 Clerk, Ministry of Construction, 7th Bureau, Political Department, Publicity Division
1968—1969 Clerk, Ministry of Construction, 7th Bureau, No. 8 Company, Publicity Section
1962—1967 Student, Jilin University, Philosophy Department Jilin Province


Recent Travel & Appearances

21 Nov 16 Travelled to Shanghai Municipality
Chinese premier stresses efforts to streamline administrative approval
12 Jun 15 Travelled to Yunnan Province, Kunming City and met with the following:
Abdulla Yameen (President of Maldives)
Thongsing Thammavong (Prime Minister of Laos)
Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury (Bangladeshi Speaker)
Hoang Trung Hai (Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister)
China VP vows south Asia cooperation
28 Jan 13 CPPCC Spring Festival Tea Party held in Beijing #China
06 Dec 12 Was in Beijing Municipality
Vice Chairman of CPPCC meets with #German delegation #China
06 Dec 12 Was in Beijing Municipality
Wang Gang meets #German Social Democratic Party delegation #China
29 Nov 12 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Mark Nyipuoch Ubong (Member of the Political Bureau of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM))
Wang Gang meets with delegation from South Sudan
26 Sep 12 Was in Beijing Municipality
Wang Gang meets with #Armenian guests #China
18 Sep 12 CPC to enhance cooperation with #Arab parties #China
28 Aug 12 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Nicola Stumpo (Member of the Secretariat and Organizational Coordinator of the Italian Party)
Wang Gang pledges closer exchanges with Democratic Party of #Italy and #China
23 Aug 12 Wang Gang urges improved law exchanges between #China and #Taiwan

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