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People's Daily Online

China Military

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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 8/3/2015
Career Data Updated: 6/17/2016

PHOTO: Zhang Shibo
Zhang Shibo 张仕波
Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee; President, University of National Defense; General, PLA
Born: 1952

Biography Highlight

Zhang Shibo, male, Han nationality, is a native of Zhuji City, Zhejiang Province. He was born in 1952 and joined army in 1970. He was an alternate member of the 17th CPC Central Committee. In 2008, Zhang was promoted to Commander of the PLA based at Hong Kong. In 2012 he became Commander, Beijing Military Region. He is now a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee and in 2015 he was promoted to General, PLA and President of the University of National Defense.

Recent Career Data

2015— General, PLA
2015— President, University of National Defense
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2012—2015 Commander, PLA, Regions, Beijing Military Region Beijing Municipality
2009—2015 Lieutenant General, PLA
2008—2012 Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, Army (or Ground Force), Corps Command Hong Kong SAR
2007—2012 Alternate Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2003—2008 Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, 20th Group Army
2002—2003 Deputy Chief-of-Staff, PLA, Regions, Jinan Military Region
1999—2009 Major General, PLA

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