Zhang Shaochun

Zhang Shaochun
张少春
Vice Minister of Finance
In office
November 2006 – March 2018
Personal details
BornFebruary 1958 (age 62)
Kuandian, Liaoning
Political partyCommunist Party of China (1978-2018, expelled)
Alma materDongbei University of Finance and Economics

Zhang Shaochun (Chinese: 张少春; pinyin: Zhāng Shàochūn; born February 1958) is a former Chinese politician who served as the Vice Minister of Finance. He was dismissed from his position in May 2018 for investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Supervisory Commission.

Career[]

Zhang Shaochun was born in February 1958, and he was graduated from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics. In 1994, he entered to work at the Ministry of Finance, as the Deputy Director of the Office. He was appointed as the Director of the Law Division and the Education, Science, and Culture Division.

In 2003, Zhang was appointed as the Minister Assistant of the Ministry of Finance, until 2006. In 2006, he was appointed as the Vice Minister of Finance until 2018.[1]

Investigation[]

On May 7, 2018, Zhang Shaochun was placed under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the party's internal disciplinary body, and the National Supervisory Commission, the highest anti-corruption agency of the People's Republic of China, for "serious violations of regulations and laws".[2] He was expelled from the Communist Party on September 20.[3]

On May 13, 2019, Zhang was sentenced on 15 years in prison and fined 6 million yuan. Zhang was charged with accepting bribes worth 66.98 million yuan, by the Second Intermediate People's Court of Beijing.

References[]

  1. ^ "国务院任免国家工作人员:张少春为财政部副部长". 网易. Retrieved 2012-06-10.
  2. ^ "财政部原党组副书记、副部长张少春涉嫌严重违纪违法接受中央纪委国家监委纪律审查和监察调查". Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. Retrieved 2018-05-07.
  3. ^ "财政部原党组副书记、副部长张少春严重违纪违法被开除党籍和公职". Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. Retrieved 2018-09-20.