Ismail Tiliwaldi, male, Uygar, is a native of Shufu, Xinjiang. He was born in 1944, joined the CPC in 1973 and graduated from Xinjiang University. Ismail has held leading positions with the Kashi prefecture, including serving as commissioner and deputy chief of the personnel division. He served as secretary-general of the Xinjiang Autonomous Regional Government, and he served as chairman from 2003-2007.
Ismail Tiliwaldi was an alternate member of the 16th CPC Central Committee and in 2007 became a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee. He is also a Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 11th NPC.