Liao Xilong

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Liao Xilong
Born June 1940
Sinan, Guizhou, China
Allegiance  People's Republic of China
Service/branch People's Liberation Army Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg People's Liberation Army
Rank General
Commands held Chengdu Military Region among others

Liao Xilong (Traditional Chinese: 廖錫龍; Simplified Chinese: 廖锡龙; Hanyu Pinyin: Liào Xílóng) (born June 1940[1]) is a general in the People's Liberation Army.

Biography[edit]

Liao was born in Sinan, Guizhou province. He was recruited into the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in January 1959, and joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in February 1963. He graduated from the Basic Department of the Military Academy of the PLA in 1981.

He was elevated to the deputy commander of the Chengdu Military Region in 1985. He spent months studying national defense at PLA National Defense University in 1986. He was promoted to the position of commander of the Chengdu Military Region and the vice Party secretary there in 1995. From 1999 to 2001, he took graduate classes in Sociology at Peking University. In 2002, he was appointed the director of the General Logistics Department of the PLA and a member of the Central Military Commission of the Party, and a year later, of the state.

He has been a member of the 15th, 16th and 17th Central Committees of the Communist Party of China.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 廖锡龙简历