Hu Zhiqiang (born 1963)

Hu Zhiqiang
胡志强
Party Branch Secretary of Shaanxi Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission
In office
April 2017 – June 2018
Communist Party Secretary of Yulin
In office
July 2011 – April 2017
Preceded byLi Jinzhu
Succeeded byDai Zhengshe
Mayor of Yulin
In office
February 2008 – July 2011
Preceded byLi Jinzhu
Succeeded byLu Zhiyuan
Personal details
BornSeptember 1963 (age 56)
Danzhu Town, Zhangzi County, Shanxi, China
NationalityChinese
Political partyCommunist Party of China
RelationsHu Wenqiang (brother)
ParentsHu Fuguo (father)
Chang Genxiu (mother)
ResidenceTaiyuan, Shanxi
Alma materBeijing College Finance and Commerce
Central Party School of the Communist Party of China
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
OccupationPolitician
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Hu Zhiqiang (Chinese: 胡志强; born September 1963) is a former Chinese politician who spent most of his career in northwest China's Shaanxi province. He was investigated by the Communist Party of China's anti-graft agency in June 2018.[1] Previously he served as Party Branch Secretary of Shaanxi Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission. He was a delegate to the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.

Hu is the son of Hu Fuguo, who served as party chief, governor and CPPCC Committee chairman in Shanxi province.[2]

Biography[]

Hu was born in Danzhu Town of Zhangzi County, Shanxi in September 1963. His father Hu Fuguo (born 1937) is a retired politician who served as Communist Party of China Committee Secretary, governor and CPPCC Committee chairman of Shanxi in the 1990s.[3] He has a younger brother named Hu Wenqiang (胡文强). Resumption of University Entrance Examination in 1984, he was accepted to the Beijing College Finance and Commerce, majoring in industrial and commercial administration. After graduating in September 1988 he was assigned to the State Administration for Industry and Commerce as an official. He also studied at the Central Party School of the Communist Party of China and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business as a part-time student.[4]

In March 1993 he was transferred to Lüliang and appointed deputy director of Huajin Coking Coal Co., Ltd, a state-owned coal mining company. He concurrently served as deputy magistrate of Mouping County between May 1994 and May 1995.[4]

In April 1996 he was transferred back to Beijing, where he worked at Shenhua Group, a leading state-owned mining and energy company and the largest coal-producing company in China.[4]

Depending on the relationship, Hu was transferred again to Xianyang, Shaanxi in November 2001, and served as vice-mayor and deputy party chief there.[4][5]

He was deputy secretary-general of Shaanxi Provincial Government in November 2005, and held that office until February 2008.[4]

In February 2008 he became the deputy party chief of Yulin, rising to communist party secretary in July 2011.[6][7] During his tenure, he purchased offices and sold offices, making a marked price for county secretaries and county magistrates.[5]

In April 2017, he was appointed Party Branch Secretary of Shaanxi Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission, he remained in that position until June 2018, when he was placed under investigation by the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency.

References[]

  1. ^ 陕西省卫生计生委党组书记胡志强接受纪律审查和监察调查. ccdi.gov.cn (in Chinese). 2018-06-12.
  2. ^ “官二代”身份惹关注 陕西榆林原市委书记胡志强落马. caixin.com (in Chinese). 2018-06-13.
  3. ^ 陕西厅官胡志强被查 系山西省委原书记胡富国长子. 163.com (in Chinese). 2018-06-13.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Resume of Hu Zhiqiang". ylrb.com (in Chinese). 2016-12-23.
  5. ^ a b 陕西榆林前书记胡志强被查 曾被当地商人实名举报. sina (in Chinese). 2018-06-13. 胡志强主政榆林期间,大肆买官卖官、贪污受贿,对其治下的区县书记、县长职位实行明码标价,严重破坏了陕西官场的风气,也严重影响了榆林的经济社会发展。
  6. ^ Ma Lie (14 June 2018). "City cracks down on luxury official cars". Chinadaily. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  7. ^ 胡志强当选榆林市人大常委会主任 尉俊东当选榆林市市长. ylrb.com (in Chinese). 2016-03-25.
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