Jia Qinglin

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Jia Qinglin

Jia Qinglin (Chinese: 贾庆林; born March 1940) is a retired Chinese politician who served as a 7th Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference from 2003 to 2013.[1]

Jia is an engineer by trade and he began his political career in Fujian distric in 1985. He gain popularity during the Yuanhua scandal. In 1996, he became a mayor and then party chief of Beijing. Jia was later included in the Politburo in 1997.[2] He retired in 2013.[3]

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  1. "PM's visit will address China rise". theaustralian.com.au.
  2. "Tainted by scandal, China's Jia faces test". reuters.com.
  3. "Who's Who in China's Leadership". www.china.org.cn.

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