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Zhang Guobao (simplified Chinese: 张国宝; traditional Chinese: 張國寶; November 1944 – 4 October 2019) was a Chinese government official who served as Vice Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission.

BiographyEdit

Zhang was born in Shaoxing, Zhejiang, in 1944. He graduated from Xi'an Jiaotong University with a mechanical engineering degree and became a senior engineer. He joined the Communist Party of China in 1966 and rose to become the director of the Office for Northeast Economic Revitalization in 2004, and in 2007, the Director of the National Energy Administration and Vice Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission. He left active politics in January 2011. He held a seat on the Standing Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference until retiring in 2013.[1]

Zhang died on 4 October 2019.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.chinavitae.com/biography/Zhang_Guobao/full
  2. ^ "国家发改委原副主任、国家能源局原局长张国宝逝世". The Beijing News. 2019-10-04. Retrieved 2019-10-05.