Wang Xiaoping
王晓萍
Wang in 2024
Minister of Human Resources and Social Security
Assumed office
30 December 2022
PremierLi Keqiang
Li Qiang
Preceded byZhou Zuyi
Personal details
BornMarch 1964 (age 60)
Tuanfeng County, Hubei, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party
Alma materChina University of Political Science and Law
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese

Wang Xiaoping (Chinese: 王晓萍; born March 1964) is a Chinese politician who is the current Minister of Human Resources and Social Security, in office since 30 December 2022.

She is a representative of the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party and is a member of the Standing Committee of the 20th Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.[1]

Early life and education

Wang was born in Tuanfeng County, Hubei, in March 1964.[2] In 1981, she entered China University of Political Science and Law, where she majored in law.[2]

Political career

Wang joined the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in May 1988, upon graduation.[2] After university in August 1988, she worked at Shougang Research and Development Corporation Law Institute.[2]

Starting in September 1990, Wang served in several posts in the Policy Research Division of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, including deputy division chief, division chief, deputy director, and director.[2] She was director of the Foreign Division in October 2012 and subsequently deputy director of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office in December 2015.[2]

In March 2017, Wang was admitted to member of the Standing Committee of the CCP Jilin Provincial Committee, the province's top authority.[2] He was head of the Publicity Department of the CCP Jilin Provincial Committee in April, in addition to serving as chairperson of Jilin Provincial Federation of Social Sciences since June.[3] In May 2019, she became head of the Organization Department of the CCP Jilin Provincial Committee.[4]

In October 2020, Wang was promoted to become deputy head of the Organization Department of the Chinese Communist Party, a position she held until December 2022.[4] She was also a member of the Standing Committee of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), the party's internal disciplinary body, and a member of the National Supervisory Commission, the highest anti-corruption agency of China.

On 30 December 2022, Wang was appointed Minister of Human Resources and Social Security, succeeding Zhou Zuyi.[5]

References

  1. ^ Zhan Jing (詹婧) (25 September 2022). 中国共产党第二十次全国代表大会代表名单. news.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 30 December 2022.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Zhuang Yu (庄彧) (6 April 2017). 国侨办副主任王晓萍调任吉林省委常委 接替高福平任宣传部长(简历). ce.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 30 December 2022.
  3. ^ Yue Huairang (岳怀让) (6 April 2017). 国侨办副主任王晓萍调任吉林省委常委、宣传部长. thepaper (in Chinese). Retrieved 30 December 2022.
  4. ^ a b Zhuang Yu (庄彧) (20 November 2020). 吉林省委常委、组织部部长王晓萍出任中央组织部副部长. ce.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 30 December 2022.
  5. ^ Zhuang Yu (庄彧) (30 December 2022). 王晓萍任人社部党组书记、部长. ce.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 30 December 2022.
Party political offices Preceded byGao Fuping [zh] Head of the Publicity Department of Jilin Provincial Committee of the Chinese Communist Party 2017–2019 Succeeded byShi Yugang Preceded byWang Kai [zh] Head of the Organization Department of Jilin Provincial Committee of the Chinese Communist Party 2019–2020 Succeeded byZhang Enhui [zh] Government offices Preceded byZhou Zuyi Minister of Human Resources and Social Security 2022–present Incumbent