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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/22/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/22/2018

PHOTO: Zhao Kezhi
Zhao Kezhi 赵克志
Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee; Minister, Ministry of Public Security; State Councilor, State Council
Born: 1953

Biography

Zhao Kezhi, male, Han nationality, is a native of Laixi City, Shandong Province. He was born in 1953, entered the work force in 1973 and joined the CPC in 1975. Zhao was Executive Vice-Governor of Jiangsu Province from 2006 to 2010. From 2010 to 2012, Zhao was Deputy Secretary of CPC Guizhou Provincial Committee and Governor of Guizhou Province.

Zhao is a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee and he served as Secretary of the CPC Guizhou Provincial Committee from 2012 to 2015. He also served as chairman of the Standing Committee of the Guizhou Provincial People's Congress from 2013 to 2015. In 2015 he became Secretary of the CPC Hebei Provincial Committee and in 2016 he was named Director, Hebei Provincial People's Congress, Standing Committee.

In 2017 he became a member of the 19th CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the CPC Party Committee of the Ministry of Public Security and Minister of Public Security. He was reappointed Minister of Public Security and named State Councilor of the State Council in 2018.

Career Data

2018— State Councilor, State Council
2018— Minister, Ministry of Public Security (Reelected March 19, 2018)
2017—2018 Minister, Ministry of Public Security
2017— Secretary, Ministry of Public Security CPC, Party Committee
2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee
2016—2017 Director, Provincial People's Congress, Standing Committee Hebei Province
2015—2017 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Hebei Province
2013—2015 Chairman, Provincial People's Congress, Standing Committee Guizhou Province
2012—2015 Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Guizhou Province
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2010—2012 Governor, People's Government Guizhou Province
2010—2012 Vice-Governor, People's Government Guizhou Province
2010—2012 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Guizhou Province
2010—2012 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Guizhou Province
2006—2010 Executive Vice-Governor, People's Government Jiangsu Province
2006—2006 Deputy Secretary, People's Government CPC, Leading Party Group Shandong Province
2006—2010 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Jiangsu Province
2006—2010 Deputy Secretary, People's Government CPC, Leading Party Group Jiangsu Province
2001—2006 Member, People's Government CPC, Leading Party Group Shandong Province
2001—2006 Vice-Governor, People's Government Shandong Province
1997—2001 Secretary, CPC, City Committee Shandong Province, Dezhou City
1994—1997 Director, Urban and Rural Construction Committee Shandong Province
1991—1994 Deputy Director, Urban and Rural Construction Committee Shandong Province
1989—1991 Secretary, CPC, City Committee Shandong Province, Jimo City
1987—1989 Mayor, People's Government Shandong Province, Jimo City
1987—1989 Deputy Secretary, CPC, City Committee Shandong Province, Jimo City
1984—1987 Deputy Secretary, CPC, County Committee Shandong Province, Laixi County
1984—1987 Magistrate, County (District) People's Court Shandong Province, Laixi County
1982—1983 Secretary, CYLC, County-Level Shandong Province, Laixi County
1980—1982 Deputy Secretary, CYLC, County-Level Shandong Province, Laixi County


Recent Travel & Appearances

16 Sep 19 Zhao Kezhi stresses implementation of anti-terrorism measures
17 Jul 19 China's narcotics control chief calls for intensified battle against drugs
29 Jun 19 Travelled to Chongqing Municipality
Police chief stresses security, stability in 70th anniversary of PRC
25 Mar 19 Senior official stresses unremitting fight against terrorism
20 Jan 19 Zhao Kezhi requires better emergency response from police
07 Jan 19 Zhao Kezhi stresses fight against gun, explosives crime
20 Nov 18 Senior State Council officials pledge allegiance to Constitution
25 Jul 18 Travelled to Guangdong Province, Shenzhen City
Public security minister calls for deeper police reforms
25 May 18 China pledges to step up anti-terrorism campaigns
25 May 18 Premier Li stresses economic restructuring for high-quality development

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