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Li Xiaolin (b. 1953)

Li Xiaolin (Chinese: 李小林) is party secretary and chairperson of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries.[2] She is also a member of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.[3]

Li Xiaolin
李小林
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Chairperson of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries
Assumed office
2011
Preceded byChen Haosu
Personal details
Born (1953-10-21) October 21, 1953 (age 65)[1]
Hong'an County, Hubei
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Spouse(s)Liu Yazhou
Children1
ParentsLin Jiamei
Li Xiannian
EducationWuhan University (BA)
UCLA (MA)

CareerEdit

From 1972 to 1975, Li studied at Wuhan University. In 1975, she was appointed Director of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries. After graduate study in the United States, Li variably served as cadre, deputy director and director of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries between 1983 to 1990.[2]

From 1990 to 1992, Li served as First Secretary of the Embassy of China to the USA. From 1992 to 2007, Li alternatively served as deputy director and director of the Department of the Americas at the Chinese People 's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, as well as vice-chairperson and deputy party secretary of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries.[2]

From 2007 to 2011, Li was the vice-chairperson and party secretary of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, before being made chairperson in 2011.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Li is one of four children of former President of the People's Republic of China, Li Xiannian and his second wife, Lin Jiamei.

Li is said to have met her husband Liu Yazhou whilst studying at Wuhan University, when he was a student of the Chinese Studies department.[4] They have one son.[2] Their marriage was seen as the union of two princeling families.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sun 孫, Yingcheng 穎橙 (22 October 2011). "Feihu qingyuan shou ying guanzhong gandong luolei 飛虎情緣首映 觀眾感動落淚". World Journal. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Li Xiaolin 李小林". Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Zhongguo renmin zhezhi xieshang hui yi di shi'er jie quanguo weiyuan hui mingdan 中国人民政治协商会议第十二届全国委员会委员名单 [List of the members of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference]". 1 November 2016. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  4. ^ a b "Hongse quangui zhengzhi lianhun shengxing liu yazhou fuqi qiru shibada 红色权贵政治联姻盛行 刘亚洲夫妻齐入十八大". Epoch Times. 27 August 2012. Retrieved 25 November 2016.
  5. ^ "习近平陪同访问正部以上官员超15人 外交部2位". 腾讯. 南方都市网. Retrieved 2015-09-26.