Wei Hong

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Wei Hong
魏宏
Governor of Sichuan
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 2013
Preceded by Jiang Jufeng
Personal details
Born May 1954 (age 60)
Nationality Chinese
Political party Communist Party of China
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wei.

Wei Hong (Chinese: 魏宏; born May 1954) is a politician of the People's Republic of China and Governor of Sichuan province. He is a native of Yinan County, Shandong province.[1]

Career[edit]

Wei Hong served in the railway force of the People's Liberation Army from November 1970 to March 1978 and joined the Communist Party of China in June 1973. From 1978 to 1979 he studied at the Changsha Railway Force College in Hunan province.[1]

Starting in 1982 Wei worked in Sichuan province, serving as the Communist Party Chief of Ya'an prefecture from 2000 to 2002, and executive deputy governor from May 2007.[1] In January 2013 Wei Hong succeeded Jiang Jufeng as governor of Sichuan.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d 魏宏同志简历 [Biography of Wei Hong] (in Chinese). News of the Communist Party of China. Retrieved 2013-02-05. 
  2. ^ 魏宏任四川省委副书记、代省长 蒋巨峰辞去省长职务. Sichuan News (in Chinese). 2013-01-05. Retrieved 2013-02-05. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Jiang Jufeng
Governor of Sichuan
January 2013–present
Incumbent