Luo Gan

Luo Gan, Han nationality, a native of Ji'nan, Shandong Province, was born in July 1935. He joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in June 1960 and began working in May 1962. He graduated from the Machine Casting Section of Freiburg Institute of Mining and Metallurgy in the Democratic Republic of Germany. He holds the academic title of senior engineer.

He is now a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, state councilor, member of the Leading Party Member Group of the State Council and secretary of the Political and Legislative Affairs Committee of the CPC Central Committee.

1953-1954: Student at the Pressure Processing Department of Beijing Institute of Iron and Steel Engineering.

1954-1955: Student of the German language at Karl Marx University in Leipzig in the Democratic Republic of Germany.

1955-1956: Field practice at Leipzig Iron and Steel Plant and Leipzig Metal Casting Plant in the Democratic Republic of Germany.

1956-1962: Student majoring in Machine Casting at Freiburg Institute of Mining and Metallurgy in the Democratic Republic of Germany.

1962-1969: Project group leader and technician of the Mechanical Engineering Research Institute Under the First Machine-Building Industry Ministry.

1969-1970: Did manual work at the May 7th Cadre School Under the First Machine-Building Industry Ministry.

1970-1980: Director of the Luohe Preparatory Office of the Mechanical Engineering Academy Under the First Ministry of Machine-Building Industry and deputy director of the Zhengzhou Mechanical Engineering Research Institute Under the First Ministry of Machine-Building Industry.

1980-1981: Vice-chairman of the Henan Provincial Import and Export Committee and chairman of the Henan Provincial Science and Technology Committee.

1981-1983: Vice-governor of Henan Province and secretary of the CPC Henan Provincial Committee (the committee had a first secretary).

1983-1988: Vice-chairman of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions, member of the Secretariat of the federation and deputy secretary of the Leading Party Member Group of the federation.

1988-1993: Minister of Labor (April-December 1988), secretary-general of the State Council, secretary of the Leading Party Member Group of the Government Offices of the State Council and secretary of the State Organs Work Committee of the CPC.

1993-1997: State councilor, secretary-general of the State Council, secretary of the Leading Party Member Group of the Government Offices of the State Council, secretary of CPC Committee of the State Organs Work Committee, and deputy secretary of the Political and Legislative Affairs Committee of the CPC Central Committee.

1997-1998: Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, state councilor and concurrently secretary-general of the State Council, secretary of the Leading Party Member Group of the Government Offices of the State Council, secretary of the CPC Committee of the State Organs Work Committee, and deputy secretary of the Political and Legislative Affairs Committee of the CPC Central Committee.

1998-2002: Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, state councilor, member of the Leading Party Member Group of the State Council, and secretary of the Political and Legislative Affairs Committee of the CPC Central Committee.

2002-: Member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, state councilor, member of the Leading Party Member Group of the State Council, and secretary of the Political and Legislative Affairs Committee of the CPC Central Committee.

He was an alternate member of the 12th CPC Central Committee and a member of the 13th, 14th and 15th CPC Central Committees and is a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee. He was a member of the Political Bureau of the 15th CPC Central Committee and a member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee. He is a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the 16th CPC Central Committee.

Source: China.org.cn