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Adil Nurmemet

Adil Nurmemet
Mayor of Hotan
In office
January 2009 – October 2014
Personal details
BornFebruary 1968 (age 51)
Hotan, Xinjiang, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China (expelled)
ResidenceHotan, Xinjiang
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese阿迪力·努爾買買提
Simplified Chinese阿迪力·努尔买买提

Adil Nurmemet (born February 1968) is a former Chinese politician of Uighur ethnicity. He was the Mayor of Hotan, an important city in the Xinjiang interior, between 2009 and 2013. He was investigated by the Communist Party of China's anti-graft agency in October 2014.[1][2][3]


Adili Nurmemet was born and raised in Hotan, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

He joined the Communist Party of China in June 1989 and got involved in politics in July 1989.

In January 2009, he was appointed the Mayor and Deputy Communist Party Secretary of Hotan (the county-level city, not the eponymous prefecture), he remained in that position until October 2014, when he was being investigated by the Party's internal disciplinary body for "serious violations of laws and regulations".[4][5][6][7][8]

Adili was expelled from the Communist Party on February 17, 2015.[9]

He was sentenced to 12 years for accepting bribes about 6.44 million yuan.[10]


  1. ^ Sneha Shankar (30 October 2014). "China Investigates Mayor Of Hotan In Troubled Xinjiang Region For Corruption". ibtimes. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  2. ^ xinhua (30 October 2014). "Xinjiang official probed for discipline violation". Chinadaily. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  3. ^ 和田市市长阿迪力·努尔买买提接受组织调查 (in Chinese). 2014.
  4. ^ Bill Ide (23 January 2015). "China's Anti-Corruption Drive Builds in Xinjiang". voanews. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Uygur mayor of restive Xinjiang city probed in anti-corruption drive". South China Morning Post. 30 October 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  6. ^ "China sacks senior Xinjiang official for not fighting extremism". reuters. 6 August 2017. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  7. ^ 新疆和田市长阿迪力-努尔买买提涉严重违纪被查 (in Chinese). 2014.
  8. ^ 新疆和田市长 接受组织调查 (in Chinese). 2014.
  9. ^ 和田市委副书记、市长阿迪力·努尔买买提被开除党籍公职 Archived February 18, 2015, at the Wayback Machine. Xinjiangdaily. (in Chinese)
  10. ^ Pan Congwu (潘从武) (30 May 2017). 新疆和田市原市长阿迪力·努尔买买提获刑12年:受贿又行贿. (in Chinese). Retrieved 4 October 2019.