Zhong Shijian

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Zhong Shijian
钟世坚
Deputy Secretary of the Guangdong Provincial Discipline Inspection Commission
In office
March 2013 – March 2015
SecretaryHuang Xianyao (黄先耀)
Preceded byLin Haokun
Succeeded byvacant
Mayor of Zhuhai
In office
January 2007 – October 2011
Preceded byWang Shunsheng
Succeeded byHe Ningka
Personal details
BornMay 1956 (age 63)
Dianbai District, Maoming, Guangdong
NationalityChinese
Political partyCommunist Party of China
ResidenceGuangzhou, Guangdong
Alma materHainan Normal University
OccupationPolitician

Zhong Shijian (simplified Chinese: 钟世坚; traditional Chinese: 鐘世堅; pinyin: Zhōng Shìjiān; born May 1956) is a former Chinese politician who spent most of his career in South China's Guangdong province. As of April 2015 he was under investigation by the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency.[1] Previously he served as Deputy Secretary of the Guangdong Provincial Discipline Inspection Commission, Head of Guangdong Supervision Department, and Director of Guangdong Provincial Corruption Prevention Bureau.[2]

Life and career[edit]

Zhong was born and raised in Dianbai District of Maoming city, in Guangdong province. In January 1980 he graduated from Hainan Normal University, majoring in biology.

He served in various administrative and political roles in Zhuhai before serving as Deputy Communist Party Secretary in January 2004. He concurrently served as Mayor of Zhuhai in January 2007.

In January 2012, he was appointed Deputy Secretary of the Guangdong Provincial Discipline Inspection Commission, at the same time as holding the posts of Head of Guangdong Supervision Department, and Director of Guangdong Provincial Corruption Prevention Bureau between April 2013 to April 2015.

On April 1, 2015, the state media reported that he was placed under investigation by the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency.[3]

Chinese media Caixin reported that he had close relations with Zhu Mingguo, former chairman of the Guangdong Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.[4]

He was a member of the 11th National People's Congress.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anti-graft official probed". Globaltimes. 2015-04-02.
  2. ^ "Senior Guangdong anti-graft official under investigation". Xinhua News. 2015-04-01.
  3. ^ "广东省纪委副书记、省监察厅厅长钟世坚接受组织调查" (in Chinese). April 1, 2015.
  4. ^ "涉朱明国案 粤省纪委副书记钟世坚被查". Caixin. 2015-04-01.

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