Luo Huining

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Luo Huining
骆惠宁
Communist Party Secretary of Shanxi
Assumed office
June 2016
DeputyLou Yangsheng (Governor)
Preceded byWang Rulin
Communist Party Secretary of Qinghai
In office
March 2013 – June 2016
Preceded byQiang Wei
Succeeded byWang Guosheng
Governor of Qinghai
In office
January 2010 – March 2013
Preceded bySong Xiuyan
Succeeded byHao Peng
Personal details
BornOctober 1954 (age 64)
Dangtu County, Anhui
NationalityChinese
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Alma materAnhui University

Luo Huining (Chinese: ; born October 1954) is a Chinese politician and senior regional official. He currently serves as the Communist Party Secretary of Shanxi. He was formerly party chief and Governor of Qinghai province.[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

Luo Huining was born in Dangtu County, Anhui province, but is considered a native of his ancestral home of Yiwu, Zhejiang province by Chinese convention. He entered the work force in 1970 as a sent-down youth in the countryside of Ma'anshan, and in 1971 became a steel worker at the Maanshan Iron and Steel Company.[3]

After the Cultural Revolution, in October 1978 Luo was admitted to the Department of Economics at Anhui University, studying Political Economics. He joined the Communist Party of China in March 1982 and graduated in August 1982.[3]

After university Luo Huining started working for the provincial government of Anhui, rising to the position of Propaganda Chief of the province in 1999. He had a brief stint as Communist Party Chief of Chaohu prefecture from 1998 to 1999.[3]

In April 2003 Luo was transferred from his native Anhui to distant Qinghai to become a Deputy Communist Party Chief of the province. In January 2010 he was promoted to Governor of Qinghai, succeeding Song Xiuyan. In March 2013 he was again promoted to Communist Party Chief of Qinghai, replacing Qiang Wei who had been transferred to Jiangxi province. Hao Peng succeeded Luo as governor.[2] On June 30, 2016, he replaced Wang Rulin as the party chief of Shanxi.[3]

Luo was an alternate member of the 17th Central Committee, and is a full member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Luo Huining". China Vitae. Retrieved 2013-02-13.
  2. ^ a b c 骆惠宁简历 [Biography of Luo Huining] (in Chinese). Xinhua News Agency. Retrieved 2013-02-13.
  3. ^ a b c d e f 骆惠宁简历 [Biography of Luo Huining] (in Chinese). People's Daily. Retrieved 2013-02-13.
Party political offices
Preceded by
Wang Rulin
Communist Party Secretary of Shanxi
2016–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Qiang Wei
Communist Party Secretary of Qinghai
2013–2016
Succeeded by
Wang Guosheng
Political offices
Preceded by
Song Xiuyan
Governor of Qinghai
2010–2013
Succeeded by
Hao Peng