Wang Qishan

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Wang Qishan
Wang Qishan in 2016.jpg
Wang Qishan in 2016
10th Vice President of the People's Republic of China
Assumed office
17 March 2018
PresidentXi Jinping
Preceded byLi Yuanchao
Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
In office
15 November 2012 – 25 October 2017
DeputyZhao Hongzhu; others
Preceded byHe Guoqiang
Succeeded byZhao Leji
Leader of the Central Leading Group for Inspection Work
Assumed office
15 November 2012
DeputyZhao Leji
Zhao Hongzhu
Preceded byHe Guoqiang
Vice Premier of the People's Republic of China
In office
15 March 2008 – 14 March 2013
PremierWen Jiabao
PortfolioFinance, Commerce, others
Personal details
Born (1948-07-01) July 1, 1948 (age 74)
Qingdao, Shandong, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Alma materNorthwest University

Wang Qishan (Chinese: 王岐山; born 1 July 1948) is a Chinese politician. He is the 10th and current Vice President of the People's Republic of China under the leadership of Xi Jinping.[1]

Between 2012 and 2017, Wang had served as the Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the party's anti-corruption body, and a member of the Politburo Standing Committee, China's highest decision making body.[2][3]

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  1. "NPC 2018: Wang Qishan, Xi Jinping's trusted 'firefighter' lieutenant becomes China's vice-president". The Straits Times. 2018-03-17. Mr Wang cast his ballot on Saturday immediately after Mr Han Zheng, the seventh-ranked and most junior Standing Committee member, drawing enthusiastic applause from the other delegates.
  2. Zheng Xinyi (2018). 《致敬王岐山:他留下“不敢腐”的震慑》. 《东西南北》 [Dong Xi Nan Bei] (in Chinese). Vol. 502. Changchun, Jilin: Dong Nan Xi Bei Agency. pp. 12–15. ISSN 1000-7296.
  3. Zhu Jingsheng (2018). 《永远的王岐山》. 《广角镜》 [Wind Angle] (in Chinese). Vol. 542. Hong Kong: Sun Seven Stars. p. 28. ISSN 1609-2589.

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