Song Hanliang

Song Hanliang (Chinese: 宋汉良; December 1934 October 3, 2000) was a Chinese politician, notable for being the Party Secretary of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region during the economic reform era.

Born in Shaoxing, Zhejiang province, Song worked for the Xinjiang Zhongsu Petroleum Company, then became a research director at the Xinjiang Petroleum Administrative Bureau. He became a deputy head of the Bureau in 1980. In 1983, he became the Vice Chairman of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. In October 1985, Song was promoted to Party Secretary, the top office in the region; he served in the office until December 1994.[1]

Song was an alternate member of the 12th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, and a full member of the 13th and 14th Central Committees. He also served as a delegate to the 6th, 7th, and 8th National People's Congress.


Party political offices
Preceded by
Wang Enmao
Communist Party Secretary of the
Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region

Succeeded by
Wang Lequan
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