Ji Bingxuan

Ji Bingxuan (Chinese: 吉炳轩; pinyin: Jí Bǐngxuān; born November 1951) is a politician of the People's Republic of China. Since 2013 he has served as one of the Vice Chairmen of the 12th Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. From 2008 to 2013 he held the highest post in Heilongjiang province, serving as its Communist Party Chief.[1]

Ji Bingxuan
吉炳轩
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Vice Chairman of the National People's Congress
Assumed office
14 March 2013
ChairmanZhang Dejiang
Li Zhanshu
Communist Party Secretary of Heilongjiang
In office
2008 – March 2013
Preceded byQian Yunlu
Succeeded byWang Xiankui
Personal details
Born (1951-11-17) November 17, 1951 (age 69)
Mengjin County, Luoyang, Henan
Political partyChinese Communist Party
Alma materZhengzhou University

BiographyEdit

He was born in Mengjin County, Henan Province, and joined the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in 1980. His former posts include the Secretary of the Communist Youth League of China Henan committee, secretary of the central secretariat of the Communist Youth League, a standing committee member of the CPC Jilin committee, the director of the propaganda department of Jilin, vice director of the CCP central propaganda department, and the vice director of the State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television. In November 2002, he became the spokesman for the 16th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. In 2003, he was appointed to the position of executive vice director of the CCP central propaganda department. In April 2008, he became a standing committee member and the secretary of the CCP Heilongjiang committee.[2]

He has been an alternate member of the 16th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and a full member of the 17th and 18th Central Committees.[1]

On 7 December 2020, pursuant to Executive Order 13936, the US Department of the Treasury imposed sanctions on all 14 Vice Chairperson of the National People's Congress, including Ji, for "undermining Hong Kong's autonomy and restricting the freedom of expression or assembly."[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Ji Bingxuan". China Vitae. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2013-03-26.
  2. ^ (in Chinese)Major Change in CPC Heilongjiang Committee Archived 2008-07-07 at the Wayback Machine xinhuanet.com
  3. ^ "Hong Kong-related Designations | U.S. Department of the Treasury". home.treasury.gov. Retrieved 2021-01-19.