Li Jiheng

Li Jiheng 李纪恒

Yunnan Party Secretary


Yunnan Province includes areas of Tibet.



Pronunciation: Lee Juh-heng
Born: 1957, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
Education: Department of Chinese, Guangxi University 1976 to 1979. A postgraduate of the Party school and a senior economist.
Career: Early career encompassed a range of prefectural positions in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region; transferred to Yunnan in 2006.
Prospects: A member of the 18th CPC Central Committee. Governor of Yunnan since 2012 and promoted to the top job following the removal of Qin Guangrong (an ally of Ling Jihua).
Relevance to Tibet: As Yunnan Province Party Secretary, responsible for large areas of Tibet.

Standing in the Party and Career Highlights:

Member 18th CPC Central Committee. Has a doctorate from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Administration of Agricultural Economy. Joined the Communist Party in 1976 at the age of 19.

Li Jiheng’s Contact Information:

  • Address: Yunnan Provincial General Office, Wuhuashan, Kunming, Yunnan 650021.
  • Website:
  • Phone: + 86 871 3619773
  • Fax: + 86 871 3618998

Post previously held by:

Qin Guangrong

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