Luo Zhijun

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Luo.
Not to be confused with Liu Zhijun, former Minister of Railways.
Luo Zhijun
罗志军
Communist Party Secretary of
Jiangsu Province
In office
December 2010 – June 2016
Preceded by Liang Baohua
Succeeded by Li Qiang
Personal details
Born November 1951
Lingyuan, Liaoning, China
Political party Communist Party of China

Luo Zhijun (simplified Chinese: 罗志军; traditional Chinese: 羅志軍; pinyin: Luó Zhìjūn; born November 1951) is a Chinese politician. He is serving as Vice-Chairperson of the National People's Congress Environment Protection and Resources Conservation Committee. He is the former Communist Party Secretary of Jiangsu Province, and prior to that the provincial governor.[1]

Biography[edit]

Luo was born in Lingyuan, Liaoning Province, the son of Luo Wen, a major general in the People's Liberation Army. Luo joined the army in February 1968 and became a soldier in PLA's North Sea Fleet. He joined Communist Party of China in the next year. In September 1978 he moved to Beijing and became the secretary of Communist Youth League at Beijing Medical Radioactive Machine Factory. He entered China Youth Daily in 1980, and was later promoted to secretary general in that agency.

In September 1995, he was appointed as vice mayor of Nanjing, and was elevated to mayor in 2002. He became the Nanjing municipal party chief in 2003. In December 2007, he was promoted deputy party chief of Jiangsu. On 4 January 2008, he was elected as vice governor and acting governor of Jiangsu Province, and was duly confirmed as Governor by a session of the provincial People's Congress on 31 January 2008. Luo was named the Party Secretary of Jiangsu province in December 2010 following the retirement of Liang Baohua due to age. On July 2, 2016, Luo was appointed as Vice-Chairperson of the National People's Congress Environment Protection and Resources Conservation Committee.[2]

Luo Zhijun is a member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and an alternate member of the 17th Central Committee.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography of Luo Zhijun". Retrieved 1 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Top legislature concludes bi-monthly session". Xinhua. Retrieved 2016-07-02. 
Government offices
Preceded by
Liang Baohua
Governor of Jiangsu
2008–2010
Succeeded by
Li Xueyong
Preceded by
Wang Hongmin
Mayor of Nanjing
2001–2003
Succeeded by
Jiang Hongkun
Party political offices
Preceded by
Liang Baohua
Communist Party Secretary of Jiangsu
2010–2016
Succeeded by
Li Qiang
Preceded by
Li Yuanchao
Communist Party Secretary of Nanjing
2003–2008
Succeeded by
Zhu Shanlu