Pei Jinjia
裴金佳
Minister of Veterans Affairs
Assumed office
24 June 2022
PremierLi Keqiang
Li Qiang
Preceded bySun Shaocheng
Personal details
BornAugust 1963 (age 60)
Anxi County, Fujian, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party
Alma materJimei University
Central Party School of the Chinese Communist Party

Pei Jinjia (Chinese: 裴金佳; pinyin: Péi Jīnjiā; born August 1963) is a Chinese politician and the current minister of veterans affairs, in office since June 2022.

He was a representative of the 18th and 19th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party. He was an alternate member of the 19th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party.

Early life and education

Pei was born in Anxi County, Fujian, in August 1963. In 1982, he entered Jimei Finance and Economics School (now Jimei University), majoring in finance and accounting.

Career in Fujian

After graduating in 1984, he was assigned as an official in Xiamen Finance Bureau. He joined the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in December 1990. He served as deputy director of Kaiyuan District Finance Bureau in December 1990, and four years later promoted to the director position. In January 1994, he was appointed deputy governor of Kaiyuan District, rising to governor in January 1999. In September 2003, he was made party secretary of Siming District, his first foray into a district leadership role. He was chosen as vice mayor of Xiamen in May 2006.

He became mayor of Nanping in October 2010, and then party secretary, the top political position in the city, beginning in December 2011.

He served as mayor of Xiamen from February 2015 to September 2016, and party secretary, from September 2016 to November 2018.[1] In November 2016, he was admitted to member of the Standing Committee of the CCP Fujian Provincial Committee, the province's top authority.[2]

Career in Central Government

He was appointed deputy director of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council in November 2018, concurrently serving as secretary of its Party Committee since November 2019.[3]

He was chosen as party branch secretary of the Ministry of Veterans Affairs in April 2022, concurrently holding the minister position.[4] He also serves as deputy director of the Office of the Central Military Civilian Integration Development Committee [zh].

References

  1. ^ Zhuang Yu (庄彧) (24 September 2016). 裴金佳任厦门市委书记 庄稼汉任市委副书记、提名市长. ce.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 25 June 2022.
  2. ^ 福建新一届省委常委、省委委员、候补委员、省纪委委员亮相. thepaper (in Chinese). 27 November 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2022.
  3. ^ Jiang Ziwen (蒋子文); Yue Huairang (岳怀让) (14 December 2018). 来自对台前沿的厦门市委原书记裴金佳履新国台办副主任. thepaper (in Chinese). Retrieved 25 June 2022.
  4. ^ Zhuang Yu (庄彧) (5 May 2022). 裴金佳任退役军人事务部党组书记 孙绍骋已任内蒙古自治区党委书记. ce.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 25 June 2022.
Government offices Preceded byGong Qinggai Mayor of Nanping 2010–2012 Succeeded byLin Baojin [zh] Preceded byLiu Keqing [zh] Mayor of Xiamen 2015–2016 Succeeded byZhuang Jiahan [zh] Preceded bySun Shaocheng Minister of Veterans Affairs 2022–present Incumbent Party political offices Preceded byLei Chunmei Communist Party Secretary of Nanping 2012–2015 Succeeded byZhuang Jiahan [zh] Preceded byWang Menghui Communist Party Secretary of Xiamen 2016–2018 Succeeded byHu Changsheng