Zhang Gaoli was reelected secretary of the Tianjin Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Saturday.
Zhang, born in November 1946, was elected to the post at the first plenary meeting of the 10th CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee held in the northern port city.
In 2007 he was appointed secretary of the CPC Tianjin Municipal Committee. He is also a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee.
Zhang is a native of the city of Jinjiang in southeast China's Fujian province. He joined the CPC in 1973.