Zhang Yijiong

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Zhang Yijiong (Chinese: 张裔炯; born December 1955) is a Chinese politician, serving since 2012 as the executive deputy head of the United Front Work Department of the Communist Party of China (minister-level).

Zhang was born in Shanghai. In January 1971, Zhang joined the Communist Party of China. He began his political career as the deputy head of the Communist Youth League organization in Qinghai province. He also worked at a potash mine, and was president of the Qinghai Potash Factory. He also served as the head of the economic and trade commission of Qinghai, and party chief of the provincial capital Xining.

In November 2000, Zhang became a member of the provincial Party Standing Committee. In December 2006, he became the deputy party chief of Tibet Autonomous Region. In October 2010 he was made Political and Legal Affairs Commission Secretary of Tibet. In December 2012, he was transferred to become deputy party chief of Jiangxi. In February 2012, he joined the provincial-ministerial ranks, becoming the Chair of the Political Consultative Conference of Jiangxi province.[1]

In June 2012, he was made executive deputy head of the United Front Work Department of the Communist Party.[2]

Zhang was an alternate member of the 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and a full member of the 18th Central Committee.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "张裔炯当选江西省政协主席 刘上洋刘礼祖当选副主席". People.cn. Retrieved 2012-05-01.
  2. ^ "江西政协原主席张裔炯任中央统战部常务副部长". Ifeng.
Party political offices
Preceded by
Zhu Weiqun
Executive Deputy Head of the United Front Work Department
2012–
Incumbent
Preceded by
Wang Xiankui
Deputy Communist Party Secretary of Jiangxi
2010–2012
Succeeded by
Shang Yong
Preceded by
Hu Chunhua
Deputy Communist Party Secretary of Tibet Autonomous Region
2006–2010
Succeeded by
Hao Peng