Wang Bao'an

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Wang Bao'an
王保安
Director of the National Bureau of Statistics
In office
April 2015 – January 26, 2016
Preceded by Ma Jiantang
Succeeded by Ning Jizhe
Personal details
Born December 1963 (age 54)
Lushan County, Henan, China
Political party Communist Party of China (expelled)
Alma mater Zhongnan University of Economics and Law

Wang Bao'an (Chinese: 王保安; pinyin: Wáng Băo'ān; born December 1963) is a former Chinese politician who served as director of the National Bureau of Statistics since April 2015. On January 26, 2016, Wang was placed under investigation by the Communist Party of China's anti-graft agency.

Career[edit]

Wang Bao'an was born in Lushan County, Henan in December 1963. He became the secretary of the General Office of the Ministry of Finance in 1991 and the vice-secretary of the General Office of the State Administration of Taxation (SAT) in 1994. In 1997, Wang became the vice-director of the General Office of the SAT and became the vice-director of the General Office of the Ministry of Finance in 1998.[1]

In February 2012, he held the post of the vice-Minister of the Ministry of Finance and became the director of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in April 2015.[1][2]

On January 26, 2016, Wang was placed under investigation by the Party's internal disciplinary body for "serious violations of regulations".[1] He was expelled from the Communist Party on August 26, 2016. In his disciplinary dossier, the CCDI cited that Wang "did not have an ounce of true political convictions, engaged in superstitious activities for lengthy periods [...], voiced opinions contrary to the spirit of the party center on major issues, resisted investigation; frequented high-end entertainment venues, engaged in money-for-sex and power-for-sex transactions, used his power and influence to extract illicit gains for his relatives [...] and accepted bribes and gifts."[3] Wang was sentenced to life in prison for taking bribes worth 153 million yuan on May 31, 2017.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "国家统计局党组书记、局长王保安涉嫌严重违纪接受组织调查". 中央纪委监察部. Retrieved 2016-01-26.
  2. ^ "学者型官员接力 王保安接替马建堂掌统计局". 大公报. Retrieved 2015-04-21.
  3. ^ "国家统计局原党组书记、局长王保安严重违纪被开除党籍". 中央纪委监察部. Retrieved 2016-08-26.
  4. ^ "国家统计局原局长王保安受贿1.53亿元被判无期". Sina. 2017-05-31. Retrieved 2017-05-31.