Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

People's Daily Online

XINHUA Online (China View)

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 7/8/2013
Career Data Updated: 5/29/2012

PHOTO: Liu Zhijun
Liu Zhijun 刘志军
Former Member of the 17th CPC Central Committee
Born: 1953

Biography Highlight

Liu Zhijun, male, Han nationality, is a native of Ezhou City, Hubei Province. He was born in 1953, entered the work force in 1972 and joined the CPC in 1973. He was a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee. Liu Zhijun was elected Minister of the Ministry of Railways in 2003, and was Secretary of Leading Party Group of Ministry of Railways from 2002 to 2011. In February 2011, Liu was removed from the post of Minister of Railways and Secretary of the Ministry's Leading Party Group.

Recent Career Data

2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2003—2011 Minister, Ministry of Railways
2002—2007 Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
2002—2011 Secretary, Ministry of Railways CPC, Leading Party Group
1996—2003 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Railways
1994—2002 Member, Ministry of Railways CPC, Leading Party Group
1993—1994 Director, Railway Bureau Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
1993—1994 Deputy Secretary, Railway Bureau CPC, Party Committee Liaoning Province, Shenyang City
1992—1993 Secretary, National Defense Industry Committee Hubei Province
1988—1991 Director, Railway Bureau Henan Province, Zhengzhou City

Recent Travel & Appearances

08/05/13 CPC to maintain high pressure on corruption #China
06/09/13 China's former railways minister stands trial #China
06/08/13 Former railways minister Liu Zhijun sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve for bribery and abuse of power.
04/10/13 #China's ex-railways minister charged with bribery, abuse of power
11/04/12 CPC Central Committee plenum endorses expelling Liu Zhijun from Party

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