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Du Qinglin

Du Qinglin
Head of the United Front Work Department of the Central Committee
In office
December 2007 – August 2012
General Secretary Hu Jintao
Preceded by Liu Yandong
Succeeded by Ling Jihua
Communist Party Secretary of Sichuan
In office
December 2006 – December 2007
Deputy Jiang Jufeng (Governor)
Preceded by Zhang Xuezhong
Succeeded by Liu Qibao
Minister of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China
In office
August 2001 – December 2006
Preceded by Chen Yaobang
Succeeded by Sun Zhengcai
Personal details
Born November 1946 (age 69)
Panshi, Jilin Province
Nationality Chinese
Political party Communist Party of China
Residence Beijing
Alma mater Northeast Normal University
Occupation Politician

Du Qinglin (Chinese: 杜青林; pinyin: Dù Qīnglín; born November 1946 in Panshi, Jilin City, Jilin) is a politician of the People's Republic of China. He currently serves as vice chairman of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), and a Secretary of the Secretariat of the Central Committee. From 2007 and 2012 he served as the director of United Front Work Department of Communist Party of China.[1]

Du graduated from law department of Jilin University with a master's degree. He joined the Communist Party of China in March 1966.

In early years, Du served in Hainan committee. He was elected the chairman of Hainan People's Congress in February 1993. From February 1998 to August 2001, Du was the secretary of CPC Hainan committee. From August 2001 to December 2006, Du served as Minister of Agriculture. In December 2006, he became the secretary of CPC Sichuan committee, and was elected chairman of Sichuan People's Congress in January 2007. In December 2007, Du succeeded Liu Yandong as the director of United Front Work Department of CPC.

On March 13, 2008, Du was elected vice chairman of CPPCC. Du was a member of 15th, 16th, and 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. He is a current member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.


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Government offices
Preceded by
Chen Yaobang
Minister of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China
2001 – 2006
Succeeded by
Sun Zhengcai
Party political offices
Preceded by
Ruan Chongwu
Communist Party Secretary of Hainan
1998 – 2001
Succeeded by
Bai Keming
Preceded by
Zhang Xuezhong
Communist Party Secretary of Sichuan
2006 – 2007
Succeeded by
Liu Qibao
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