Compiled from the following sources:

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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


XINHUA Online (China View)


People's Daily Online


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 2/23/2010
Career Data Updated: 2/23/2010

PHOTO: Zhang Wenyue
Zhang Wenyue 张文岳
Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee; Chairman, Provincial People's Congress, Standing Committee, Liaoning Province
Born: 1944

Biography

Zhang Wenyue, male, Han nationality, is a native of Pucheng, Fujian Province. He was born in 1944 and joined the CPC in 1965. Two years later in 1967, he graduated from the Geology Department of Beijing Institute of Geology.

After graduating from the institute, Zhang worked in a series of geology-related state positions. He was director of the Sichuan Provincial Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, followed by directing the general office at the Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources. In 1990, Zhang became the vice-minister of the Ministry of Geology and Mineral Reserves, where he remained until 1995. After his term as vice-minister ended, Zhang became vice-chairman of the National Committee on Mineral Reserves and vice-president of the China Mining Industry Association.

In 1996, Zhang moved to Xinjiang Province to become the deputy secretary of the CPC Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The next year, he became commander of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps. In 1999, he was made vice-chairman of the People's Government of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

He served as Governor of Liaoning Province from 2004-2007 and Secretary of the Liaoning CPC Provincial Committee from 2007-2009. Zhang is currently a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee and Deputy Director of the Environment and Resources Protection Committee of the 11th NPC.

Career Data

2009—2013 Deputy Director, 11th Environmental Protection and Resources Conservation Committee of the NPC
2008—2009 Chairman, Provincial People's Congress, Standing Committee Liaoning Province
2008—2013 Deputy, 11th NPC
2007—2012 Delegate, 17th CPC, National Congress
2007—2009 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Liaoning Province
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2004—2007 Governor, People's Government Liaoning Province
2004—2004 Acting Governor, People's Government Liaoning Province
2003—2008 Deputy, 10th NPC
2003—2004 Chairman, CPPCC, Provincial Committee Liaoning Province
2002—2007 Alternate Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2007 Delegate, 16th CPC, National Congress
2001—2007 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Liaoning Province
2001—2009 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Liaoning Province
1999—2001 Vice-Chairman, Autonomous Region People's Government Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region
1997—2001 Commander, Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region
1997—2002 Delegate, 15th CPC, National Congress
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1995—2001 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Autonomous Regional Committee Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region
1992—1997 Delegate, 14th CPC, National Congress
1990—1995 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Land and Resources (Formerly Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources)
1989—1990 Deputy Director, National Committee on Mineral Reserves
1986—1989 Director, Geological Mineral Bureau, General Office Sichuan Province
1984—1986 Head, Geological Mineral Bureau Sichuan Province
1983—1984 Deputy Head, Geological Mineral Bureau Sichuan Province
1981—1983 Technician Head, Provincial Geology Bureau, No.1 Geology Group, No.1 Branch Sichuan Province
1980—1981 President, (Chuanxi Geology Institute)
1969—1980 Section Chief, Provincial Geology Bureau, No.1 Geology Group, Geology Section Sichuan Province
1969—1980 Worker, Provincial Geology Bureau, No.1 Geology Group Sichuan Province
1968—1969 Worker, Cultural Revolution, Military Farm
1967 Graduate, Beijing Institute of Geology, Geology Department Beijing Municipality
1965 Joined, CPC


Recent Travel & Appearances

26 Dec 09 The Standing Committee of NPC,or the top legislature, voted to appoint Han Changfu, former governor of northeastern Jilin Province, as the agricultural minister.
18 Sep 09 Hu Jintao and topleaders attended the Fourth Plenary Session of the 17th Communist Party of China Central Committee.
18 Sep 09 Hu Jintao and topleaders attended the Fourth Plenary Session of the 17th Communist Party of China Central Committee.
12 Sep 09 Travelled to Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
Wen Jiabao inspected Liaoning Province.
16 Jun 09 Travelled to Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
Jia Qinglin inspected Liaoning Province.
22 Mar 09 Travelled to Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
Wen Jiabao visited enterprises in Liaoning Province.
06 Mar 09 Wu Bangguo and top leaders met with deputies to the Second Session of the 11th NPC.
14 Dec 08 Travelled to Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
Hu Jintao inspected Liaoning Province.
10 Dec 08 Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao addressed the three-day annual Central Economic Work Conference.
12 Oct 08 Hu Jintao delivered an important speech at the third Plenary Session of the 17th CPC Central Committee.

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