Wang Erzhi

Wang Erzhi
王尔智
Vice Chairman of the Jilin Provincial Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC)
In office
February 2012 – January 2018
Personal details
BornAugust 1954 (age 65)
Yitong Manchu Autonomous County, Jilin, China
NationalityChinese
Political partyCommunist Party of China (expelled)
ResidenceChangchun, Jilin
OccupationPolitician
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

Wang Erzhi (Chinese: 王尔智; born August 1954) is a Chinese politician who spent most of his career in northeast China's Jilin province. As of August 2018 he was under investigation by the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission. Previously he served as vice chairman of the Jilin Provincial Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).[1][2]

Biography[]

Wang was born in Yitong Manchu Autonomous County, Jilin, in August 1954.

He was secretary general of the Jilin Provincial Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in January 2008, and held that office until February 2012. In February 2012 he was promoted to become tvice chairman of that government institution, a position he held until he retirement in January 2018.[3][4]

On August 25, 2018, he was placed under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), the party's internal disciplinary body, and the National Supervisory Commission, the highest anti-corruption agency of China.[5][6][7] He was expelled from the Party and dismissed from public office in January 2019.[8][9]

On August 9, 2019, Wang was sentenced on 14 years in prison and fined 4 million yuan. Wang was charged with accepting bribes worth 50.72 million yuan, by the Intermediate People's Court of Harbin.[10][11]

References[]

  1. ^ "Former provincial political advisor under investigation". ecns.cn. 25 August 2018. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  2. ^ 吉林省政协原副主席王尔智涉嫌严重违纪违法被查. 163.com (in Chinese). 2018-08-25.
  3. ^ "The provincial government held the suggestion and proposal assignment meeting". jl.gov.cn. 27 March 2013. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  4. ^ 刚占标、王尔智当选吉林省政协副主席(简历). ce.cn (in Chinese). 2012-02-05.
  5. ^ "Former provincial political advisor arrested for taking bribes". chinaplus.cri.cn. 30 January 2019. Retrieved 29 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Jilin provincial adviser charged with graft". thestandard. 18 March 2019. Retrieved 29 September 2019.
  7. ^ Yang Zekun (16 May 2019). "Jilin official pleads guilty to bribery". Chinadaily. Retrieved 29 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Former senior provincial political advisor expelled from CPC, office". chinadaily. 19 January 2019. Retrieved 29 September 2019.
  9. ^ "中纪委再打虎_王尔智". www.sohu.com. Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  10. ^ "Former senior provincial official sentenced to 14 years in prison for bribery". xinhuanet. 9 August 2019. Retrieved 29 September 2019.
  11. ^ 吉林省政协原副主席王尔智 受贿5072万元,一审被判14年. sina (in Chinese). 2019-08-10.