General Political Department
Chinese characters are logograms used in the writing of Chinese and Japanese , less frequently Korean , formerly Vietnamese , or other languages...
: 总政治部) is the chief political organ under Central Military Commission
A Central Military Commission or National Defense Commission is an organisation typical of Communist one-party states, responsible for supervising the nation's armed forces....
of CPC. It leads all political activities in the People's Liberation Army
The People's Liberation Army is the unified military organization of all land, sea, strategic missile and air forces of the People's Republic of China. The PLA was established on August 1, 1927 — celebrated annually as "PLA Day" — as the military arm of the Communist Party of China...
Its former director-generals include: Liu Shaoqi
Liu Shaoqi was a Chinese revolutionary, statesman, and theorist. He was Chairman of the People's Republic of China, China's head of state, from 27 April 1959 to 31 October 1968, during which he implemented policies of economic reconstruction in China...
, Luo Ronghuan
Luo Ronghuan was a Chinese communist military leader.-Biography:Luo was born in a village in Hengshan County, Hunan Province. He joined the Chinese Communist Youth League in April 1927 and the Chinese Communist Party later that year...
, Tan Zheng, Xiao Hua, Li Desheng
Li Desheng was a general in the Chinese People's Liberation Army. He was born in Xin County, Henan, China, an area now known as the "Cradle of Generals" for its surprising number of senior military officers born in the region...
, Zhang Chunqiao
Zhang Chunqiao was a prominent Chinese political theorist, writer, and politician...
, Wei Guoqing
Wei Guoqing was a Chinese government official, military officer and political commissar. He served on the Communist Party of China's Politburo and as Director of the People’s Liberation Army’s General Political Department...
, Yang Baibing
Yang Baibing is a general in the People's Liberation Army.-Biography:He was born as and joined the Communist Party of China in March 1938....
, Yu Yongbo, Xu Caihou
Xu Caihou is one of three vice chairmen of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China along with Guo Boxiong. He succeeded Hu Jintao to the post on September 19, 2004 upon the latter's promotion to the chairmanship...
. Its current head is Li Jinai
Li Jinai is a general in the People's Liberation Army.-Biography:Li Jinai was born in Tengzhou, Shandong province in July 1942. He joined the Chinese Communist Party in May 1965 and joined the People's Liberation Army in December 1967...
Li Jinai (since September 2004)
- Deputy Directors
- Jia Ting’an (January 2008)
- Liu Xiaojiang (September 2007)
- Liu Yongzhi (December 2004)
- Liu Zhenqi (December 2005)
- Sun Zhongton (July 2004)
- Assistant Directors
- Du Jincai (June 2007)
- Tong Shiping (December 2005)
- Secretary General Zhang Gongxian (July 2009)
Discipline Inspection Department
Foreign Affairs Bureau General Office
Justice Bureau General Office
Mass Work Bureau General Office
Directly Subordinated Organs Work Department
Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution
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Liberation Army Daily
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PLA Literature and Art Press (Kunlun Press)