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|Chairwoman of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region|
August 2000 – April 2003
Acting until February 2001
|Preceded by||Yun Bulong|
|Succeeded by||Yang Jing|
Beipiao County, Liaoning
|Citizenship||People's Republic of China|
|Political party||Communist Party of China|
Uyunqimg (Mongolian: Oyunchimeg; Chinese: 乌云其木格; pinyin: Wūyúnqímùgé born December 1942) is a retired Chinese politician of Mongol ethnic ancestry. Between 2008 and 2013 she served as a Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, the national legislature. Between 2000 and 2003 Uyunqimg served as Chairwoman of Inner Mongolia. She is the highest ranked woman of ethnic minority background to have served in the Chinese government in the history of the People's Republic.
Originally from Beipiao County, Liaoning, she entered the workforce in August 1964, and became a member of the Communist Party of China in July 1966. She graduated from the Inner Mongolia Party School.
Uyunqimg rose to prominence politically in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. In August 2000 she became the Vice party chief of the Inner Mongolian CPC Committee, and the Vice Chairman and Acting Chairman of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. From 2001 to April 2003, she served as the Chairman of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. At the 2003 National People's Congress session held in March, she became a Vice-Chair of its Standing Committee, the body which acts as a day-to-day legislative body when the NPC is not in session.
- Cyrillic spelling (as used in Outer Mongolia) would be Оюунчимэг.
|Chairman of Inner Mongolia