|Zhang Qingli is elected vice-chairperson of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) at the fourth plenary meeting of the first session of the 12th CPPCC National Committee in Beijing, capital of China, March 11, 2013.(Xinhua)|
BEIJING, March 11 (Xinhua) -- Zhang Qingli was elected secretary-general of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) on Monday, the country's political advisory body.
Zhang was also elected a vice chairperson of the 12th CPPCC National Committee.
Zhang, born in January 1951, is a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee and secretary of the CPC Hebei Provincial Committee. He was formerly Party chief of Tibet.