Tian Xiangli

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Tian Xiangli (Chinese :田向利; born March 1963) is a Chinese politician, the head of the United Front Department of Sichuan, and a member of its provincial party standing committee. She has background in the Communist Youth League. Previously, she was Communist Party Secretary of Qinhuangdao, a city in Hebei, and the head of the propaganda department of Hebei province.

Chinese language family of languages

Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases not mutually intelligible, language varieties, forming the Sinitic branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. Chinese is spoken by the Han majority and many minority ethnic groups in China. About 1.2 billion people speak some form of Chinese as their first language.

Members of the standing committees of the Communist Party of China provincial-level committees, commonly referred to as Shengwei Changwei, make up the top ranks of the provincial-level organizations of the Communist Party of China. In theory, the Standing Committee of a Party Committee manage the day-to-day party affairs of a provincial party organization, and are selected from the members of the provincial-level Party Committee at large. In practice, Shengwei Changwei is a position with significant political power, and their appointments are essentially directed by the central leadership through the Organization Department of the Communist Party of China.

Qinhuangdao Prefecture-level city in Hebei, Peoples Republic of China

Qinhuangdao is a port city on the coast of China in northeastern Hebei province. It is administratively a prefecture-level city, about 300 km (190 mi) east of Beijing, on the Bohai Sea, the innermost gulf of the Yellow Sea. Its population during the 2010 national census was 2,987,605, with approximately one million people living in the built-up area made up of three urban districts.

Biography

Tian was born in 1963 in Xingtai, Hebei. She graduated with a degree in Chinese at Hebei Teacher's College (later merged into Hebei North University), graduating in 1984. She then joined the Communist Party of China. She took on local administrative positions in the provincial capital Shijiazhuang before becoming involved with the Communist Youth League organization in the province, serving successively as the Youth League leader in Shijiazhuang, then Hebei province.

Xingtai Prefecture-level city in Hebei, Peoples Republic of China

Xingtai is a prefecture-level city in southern Hebei province, People's Republic of China. It has a total area of 12,486 square kilometres (4,821 sq mi) and administers 2 districts, 2 county-level cities and 15 counties. At the 2010 census, its population was 7,104,103 inhabitants whom 1,461,809 lived in the built-up area made of 2 urban districts and Xingtai and Nanhe Counties largely being conurbated now. It borders Shijiazhuang and Hengshui in the north, Handan in the south, and the provinces of Shandong and Shanxi in the east and west respectively.

Hebei North University is a multi-faculty university in Zhangjiakou, Hebei, China under the provincial government.

Communist Party of China Political party of the Peoples Republic of China

The Communist Party of China (CPC), also referred to as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China. The Communist Party is the sole governing party within mainland China, permitting only eight other, subordinated parties to co-exist, those making up the United Front. It was founded in 1921, chiefly by Chen Duxiu and Li Dazhao. The party grew quickly, and by 1949 it had driven the nationalist Kuomintang (KMT) government from mainland China after the Chinese Civil War, leading to the establishment of the People's Republic of China. It also controls the world's largest armed forces, the People's Liberation Army.

In 2003 Tian took on her first major political role as deputy party chief of Tangshan (full department-level rank); she then obtained a graduate degree in management from Tianjin University. In 2005 she was named executive deputy head of the provincial United Front department, then became provincial director of human resources. [1]

Tangshan Prefecture-level city in Hebei, Peoples Republic of China

Tangshan is a largely industrial prefecture-level city in the northeast of Hebei province. It has become known for the 1976 Tangshan earthquake which measured 7.8 on the Richter scale, flattening much of the city and killing at least 255,000 residents according to official estimates. The city has since been rebuilt, has become a tourist attraction and has among the 10 largest ports in China.

Tianjin University university in Tianjin, China

Tianjin University is the first modern higher education institution in China, and now a national university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China. It is a Chinese Ministry of Education Class A Double First Class University. It was established in 1895 as Tientsin University/Imperial Tientsin University and later Peiyang University. In 1951, after restructuring, it was renamed Tianjin University, and became one of the largest multidisciplinary engineering universities in China. The university was one of the first 16 universities accredited by the nation in 1959. It is also among the first group of institutions of higher learning in the national "211-Project" to which priority is given in construction. In order to carry out the "21st Century Education Revitalizing Action Plan", in late 2000 the Ministry of Education and Tianjin Municipality signed an agreement which aims to build Tianjin University into a 1st-class university in the world in the 21st century.

In 2008 she was made a vice-chair of the provincial People's Political Consultative Conference. In January 2011 she joined the elite ranks of the provincial Party Standing Committee as provincial United Front chief, then in February 2013 was named party chief of Qinhuangdao. In March 2011 she was selected as the chief supervisor of the elections of the top officers of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. [2] In September 2015, she was named head of the propaganda department of Hebei province. In December 2017, in her first transfer outside of her home province, she was named head of the United Front Department of Sichuan.

Chinese Peoples Political Consultative Conference political advisory body in the Peoples Republic of China

The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), also known as the People's PCC or simply the PCC (政协), is a political advisory legislative body in the People's Republic of China. The organisation consists of delegates from a range of political parties and organisations, as well as independent members. The proportion of representation of the various parties is determined by established convention, negotiated between the parties.

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Head of the Propaganda Department of the CPC Hebei Committee
2015 2017
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Preceded by
Wang Santang
Communist Party Secretary of Qinhuangdao
2013 2015
Succeeded by
Meng Xiangwei