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Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 1/5/2015
Career Data Updated: 1/5/2015

PHOTO: Li Congjun
Li Congjun 李从军
Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
Born: 1949

Biography Highlight

Li Congjun, male, Han nationality, is a native of Liuan City, Anhui province. He was born in 1949, joined the CPC in 1983, and graduated from Shandong University as a doctoral candidate. He is a member of the 17th CPC Central Committee. He served as the chief of the Zhejiang Publicity Department until 2001 and he was president of the Xinhua News Agency from 2008 to Dec 2014.

Recent Career Data

2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2008—2014 President, Xinhua News Agency
2007—2008 Vice-President, Xinhua News Agency
2007—2014 Secretary, Xinhua News Agency CPC, Party Committee
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2001—2007 Deputy Director, CPC, Central Committee, Publicity Department
1999—2001 Director, CPC, Provincial Committee, Publicity Department Zhejiang Province
1998—2001 Member, CPC, Provincial Committee, Standing Committee Zhejiang Province
1998—1999 Deputy Director, CPC, Provincial Committee, Publicity Department Zhejiang Province
1983 Joined, CPC

Recent Travel & Appearances

07/15/14 Xinhua president urges BRICS media to strive for bigger say on world stage
06/27/14 Xinhua president meets Finnish Parliament Speaker
06/25/14 Xinhua president meets Editor-In-Chief of Finnish news agency #Finland #China
02/28/14 Xinhua president signs momorandum with executive director of UNAIDS #China
10/10/13 World media leaders meet to discuss new media challenges, possibility of global prizes for journalism #China

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