Yang Jing

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Yang.
Yang Jing

Yang Jing (Chinese: 杨晶; pinyin: Yáng Jīng) (born in December 1953) is one of the Chinese Party and State Leaders.[1] As a national deputy official, he is holding concurrent posts of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee,[2] the State Councillor[3] (equivalent to Vice Premier), the Secretary General of the State Council,[4] the President of the Work Committee of Central Government Departments,[5] and the President of the Chinese Academy of Governance.[6] He is a member of the State Council.[7] Prior to his current position, he served as minister of the State Ethnic Affairs Commission (2008-2013), the chairman of the Inner Mongolia Province (2003-2008). He is the highest minority official (Mongol) in the Chinese government.

Biography[edit]

He is of Mongol ancestry and a native of Jungar Banner in Ordos City. Between 1993 and 1996, Yang served as the Inner Mongolia regional chief of the Communist Youth League of China under the League's first secretary and the country's prime minister from 2013, Li Keqiang.[8] Between 2003 and 2008 he served as the Chairman of Inner Mongolia and concurrently the region's Deputy party secretary, alongside Party Secretary Chu Bo. He was removed from the office in 2008 for his new appointment in Beijing.[8] He was elected a Central Committee member at the Communist Party's 17th Party Congress in 2007, after having been an alternate member of the 16th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. Yang is also a member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.[9]

Yang Jing became the first ethnic minority-background Secretary General of the State Council in Li's cabinet at the first plenary session of the 12th National People's Congress.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Baidu Encyclopedia". the Chinese Government. 
  2. ^ "Baidu Encyclopedia". the Chinese Government. 
  3. ^ "Baidu Encyclopedia". the Chinese Government. 
  4. ^ "Baidu Encyclopedia". the Chinese Government. 
  5. ^ "Baidu Encyclopedia". the Chinese Government. 
  6. ^ "official website". the Chinese Government. 
  7. ^ "Biography of Yang Jing". People's Daily. Retrieved 9 April 2013. 
  8. ^ a b Choi, Chi-yuk (2013-03-08). "Mongol ally of incoming premier to become chief of State Council". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 2013-03-08. 
  9. ^ "Biography of Yang Jing". China Vitae. Retrieved 9 April 2013. 
  10. ^ NPC endorses new cabinet lineup
Government offices
Preceded by
Uyunqimg
Chairman of Inner Mongolia
2003–2008
Succeeded by
Bagatur
Preceded by
Li Dezhu
Chairman of State Ethnic Affairs Commission
2008–
Succeeded by
Incumbent