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|Head of the United Front Work Department of the Central Committee|
December 2007 – August 2012
|General Secretary||Hu Jintao|
|Preceded by||Liu Yandong|
|Succeeded by||Ling Jihua|
|Communist Party Secretary of Sichuan|
December 2006 – December 2007
|Deputy||Jiang Jufeng (Governor)|
|Preceded by||Zhang Xuezhong|
|Succeeded by||Liu Qibao|
|Minister of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China|
August 2001 – December 2006
|Preceded by||Chen Yaobang|
|Succeeded by||Sun Zhengcai|
|Born||November 1946 (age 70)
Panshi, Jilin Province
|Political party||Communist Party of China|
|Alma mater||Northeast Normal University|
Du Qinglin (Chinese: 杜青林; pinyin: Dù Qīnglín; born November 1946 in Panshi, Jilin City, Jilin) is a politician of the People's Republic of China. He currently serves as vice chairman of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), and a Secretary of the Secretariat of the Central Committee. From 2007 and 2012 he served as the director of United Front Work Department of Communist Party of China.
Du graduated from law department of Jilin University with a master's degree. He joined the Communist Party of China in March 1966.
In early years, Du served in FAW Car Co., Ltd in Changchun and Communist Youth League Jilin committee. From September 1984 to 1991, he served as vice secretary of CPC Changchun municipal committee, a standing committee member of CPC Jilin committee, director of organization department in Jilin, and vice secretary of CPC Jilin committee. In March 1992, Du became the vice secretary of CPC Hainan committee. He was elected the chairman of Hainan People's Congress in February 1993. From February 1998 to August 2001, Du was the secretary of CPC Hainan committee. From August 2001 to December 2006, Du served as Minister of Agriculture. In December 2006, he became the secretary of CPC Sichuan committee, and was elected chairman of Sichuan People's Congress in January 2007. In December 2007, Du succeeded Liu Yandong as the director of United Front Work Department of CPC.
On March 13, 2008, Du was elected vice chairman of CPPCC. In November 2012, he was elected to the Secretariat of the Communist Party of China, while continuing his term as Vice Chairman of the CPPCC.
Du was a member of 15th, 16th, and 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. He is a current member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.
- "Biography of Du Qinglin". China Vitae. Retrieved 27 December 2010.
|Minister of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China
|Party political offices|
|Communist Party Secretary of Hainan
|Communist Party Secretary of Sichuan