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

China News


People's Daily Online


XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 6/4/2013
Career Data Updated: 3/19/2014

PHOTO: Xu Qiliang
Xu Qiliang 许其亮
Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo; Vice-Chairman, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission; Vice-Chairman, Central Military Commission of the PRC; Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, Air Force; Deputy Director, Central Military Commission of the PRC, Leading Group for Deepening Reform on National Defense
Born: 1950

Biography Highlight

Xu Qiliang, male, Han nationality, is a native of Linqu, Shandong province. He was born in 1950, joined the PLA in 1966, and joined the CPC in 1967. He was promoted to the rank of major general in 1991, lieutenant general in 1996, and General in 2007. He attended the 1st Aviation Reserve College of the Air Force, and the 8th Aviation School in 1967, and the 5th Aviation School of Air Force in 1968. Xu was a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee.

Recent Career Data

2014— Deputy Director, Central Military Commission of the PRC, Leading Group for Deepening Reform on National Defense
2013— Vice-Chairman, Central Military Commission of the PRC
2012—2017 Vice-Chairman, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2007— Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, Air Force
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2007— General, PLA
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2004—2007 Deputy Chief-of-Staff, PLA, Headquarters of the General Staff

Recent Travel & Appearances

11/14/17 Xu Qiliang stresses building strong army under Xi Thought
04/21/17 Xu Qiliang meets with Kenya's cabinet secretary for defense in Beijing
04/21/17 China, Malaysia pledge to deepen military cooperation
03/29/17 Chinese, Malaysian military top brass meet on cooperation
03/07/17 CMC vice chairman joins group discussion of PLA delegation

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