Mr. Liao Chengzhi was born in Huiyang County, Guangdong Province in September 1908 and died in June 1983. He served as Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Fifth National People's Congress.
Joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the revolutionary work
Member of the CPC Southern Bureau
Director General, Propaganda Department, Central Bureau of Shanxi, Hebei, Shandong and Henan Provinces
Secretary, Hong Kong United Front Work Committee
Director, Xinhua News Agency
Vice Minister, International Liaison Department, Central Committee of CPC (CCCPC)
Vice Minister, United Front Work Department, CCCPC
Vice Minister, Foreign Affairs Office, State Council (SC)
Vice Minister and then Minister, Committee of Overseas Chinese Affairs, CCCPC
President, Beijing Foreign Languages Institute
President, Sino-Japanese Friendship Society
Second Deputy Secretary, Leading Party Group, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)
Minister and Secretary of Leading Party Group, Office of Overseas Chinese Affairs, SC
Minister, Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office, SC
He also served as Member of the Standing Committee of the Fourth National People's Congress (NPC), Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Fifth NPC, Alternate Member of the Seventh CCCPC, Member of the Eighth, Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth CCCPC and Member of the Political Bureau of the Twelfth CCCPC.