|Commander of the Beijing Garrison|
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Zheng Chuanfu|
|Born|| October 1956 (age 62)|
Qinghe County, Hebei, China
|Political party||Communist Party of China|
|Alma mater|| PLA Artillery Academy|
PLA National Defence University
|Service/branch||People's Liberation Army|
|Years of service||1972 – present|
Pan Liangshi was born in October 1956 in Qinghe County, Hebei Province. He enlisted in the PLA in December 1972, and joined the Communist Party of China in December 1974. He graduated from the PLA Artillery Academy, and has a master's degree from the PLA National Defence University.
Pan served as a brigade commander and chief of staff of the 40th Group Army. He became chief of staff of the 39th Group Army in September 2007, and commander of the 39th Army in January 2008. In December 2013, he was appointed commander of the strategically important Beijing Garrison. He replaced Lieutenant General Zheng Chuanfu, who had been promoted to deputy commander of the Beijing Military Region. He became a member of the Beijing Party Standing Committee in February 2015.
Pan attained the rank of lieutenant general in July 2015. He is an alternate member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Pan Liangshi" (in Chinese). Phoenix New Media. http://renwuku.news.ifeng.com/index/detail/324/panliangshi. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Pan Liangshi" (in Chinese). People's Daily. http://renshi.people.com.cn/n/2015/0225/c139617-26592634.html. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
- ↑ "Veteran general promoted to head Beijing Garrison as Xi Jinping consolidates military control". 8 January 2014. http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1400509/veteran-general-promoted-head-beijing-garrison-xi-jinping-consolidates.
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