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Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference

Leader of a political advisory body in the People's Republic of China / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference is the leader of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), which is a political advisory body in the People's Republic of China.

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Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
中国人民政治协商会议全国委员会主席
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Incumbent
Wang Huning
since 10 March 2023
National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
StatusPresiding officer
Member ofStanding Committee of the National Committee
Chairperson's Council
NominatorPresidium of the Plenary Session of the National Committee
(chosen within the Chinese Communist Party)
AppointerPlenary Session of the National Committee
Term lengthFive years, renewable
Constituting instrumentCharter of the CPPCC
Inaugural holderMao Zedong
Formation9 October 1949; 74 years ago (1949-10-09)
DeputyVice Chairpersons
Secretary-General
SalaryCN¥150,000 per annum est. (2015)[1]
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Chairperson of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
Simplified Chinese中国人民政治协商会议全国委员会主席
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese全国政协主席
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The chairman is officially nominated within the CPPCC National Committee and approved by a plenary session of the National Committee.[2] The chairman is a member of the Standing Committee of the National Committee, which handles the regular affairs of the body, and presides over its work.[2] The chairman is also a member of the Chairperson's Council, which handles the day-to-day affairs of the Standing Committee.[2] The chairman is assisted in their work by vice chairpersons and the secretary-general of the National Committee.[2] The chairman is usually the leader of the united front system of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), being the head of the principal forum for united front work.[3]

Since its establishment, all CPPCC chairpersons have been a member of the Politburo Standing Committee of the CCP except during transition periods, being at least its 4th-ranking member.[4] The incumbent chairman is Wang Huning, who is the 4th-ranking member of the PSC.

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