Wang Chen (politician)

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Wang Chen
王晨
First-ranked Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress
Assumed office
18 March 2018
Chairman Li Zhanshu
Preceded by Li Jianguo
Vice-Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress
In office
15 March 2013 – 18 March 2018
Chairman Zhang Dejiang
Secretary-General of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress
Assumed office
5 March 2013
Preceded by Li Jianguo
Director of the State Council Information Office
In office
2008–2013
Preceded by Cai Wu
Succeeded by Cai Mingzhao
Personal details
Born December 1950 (aged 67)
Beijing, People’s Republic of China
Political party Communist Party of China

Wang Chen (Chinese: 王晨; pinyin: Wáng Chén; born December 1950) is a Chinese journalist and politician. He served as Director of State Council Information Office from 2008 to 2013, and currently serves as the Secretary-General of the 12th National People's Congress Standing Committee.

Wang was born in Beijing in 1950. He served in Guangming Daily agency for many years, and became the editor in chief of that newspaper in 1995. In June 2000 he was appointed as Deputy Director of Propaganda Department of the Communist Party of China. In August 2001, he became the Editor in Chief of People's Daily. In October of same year, he became vice chairman of China National Journalist Association. He was promoted to president of People's Daily Agency. In March 2003, he became the chairman of Chinese Newspapers Association. From 2008 to 2013, he served as Director of the Information Office of the State Council. He was appointed Director of the newly created State Internet Information Office under the Information Office in May 2011.

He is a member of the 19th Party Politburo. He was also a member of the 16th, 17th and 18th CPC Central Committees, and a member of the 9th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).

References

  • "王晨简历". xinhuanet.com. Retrieved 2010-12-18.
  • Wang Chen's profile on China Vitae

External links

  • Wang Chen's profile on China Vitae
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