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Gao Jinsong

Gao Jinsong
高劲松
Communist Party Secretary of Kunming
In office
August 2014 – April 2015
Preceded byZhang Tianxin
Succeeded byCheng Lianyuan
Communist Party Secretary of Qujing
In office
December 2012 – August 2014
Preceded byZhao Lixiong (赵立雄)
Succeeded bySuo Fei (锁飞)
Mayor of Yuxi
In office
March 2008 – December 2012
Preceded byDong Shiqiang (董诗强)
Succeeded byRao Nanhu (饶南湖)
Personal details
BornAugust 1963 (age 55–56)
Luxi County, Yunnan
NationalityChinese
Political partyCommunist Party of China
ResidenceKunming, Yunnan
Alma materYunnan University
OccupationPolitician

Gao Jinsong (simplified Chinese: 高劲松; traditional Chinese: 高勁松; pinyin: Gāo Jìnsōng; born August 1963) is a former Chinese politician who spent most of his career in Southwest China's Yunnan province. He was investigated by the Communist Party of China's anti-graft agency in April 2015.[1] Previously he served as the Communist Party Secretary of Kunming.[2]

Gao was a delegate to the 11th National People's Congress.

Life and career

Gao was born and raised in Luxi County, Yunnan. He graduated from Yunnan University, majoring in foreign-related economic management.

In July 1996 - March 1998 he was Deputy Head of Wuhua District, a district under the jurisdiction of Kunming, and soon became its head. From January 2008 to December 2012 he served as Deputy Communist Party Secretary and Mayor of Yuxi

In December 2012, he was promoted to become Communist Party Secretary of Qujing, he remained in that position until August 2014, when he was transferred to Kunming, capital of Yunan province, and appointed Communist Party Secretary, the top political position in that city.

On April 10, 2015, the state media reported that he was placed under investigation.[3] On the same day, he was dismissed for corruption.[4]

Zhao was the third consecutive Kunming party leader to be investigated for corruption or disciplinary offenses. His predecessors Zhang Tianxin and Qiu He were both investigated.

References

  1. ^ "Kunming Party chief fired over graft probe". Chinadaily. 2015-04-11.
  2. ^ "Kunming chief falls". Global Times. 2015-04-11.
  3. ^ "云南省昆明市委书记高劲松接受组织调查" (in Chinese). 2015-04-10.
  4. ^ "昆明市委书记高劲松涉严重违纪违法被免职". Ifeng (in Chinese). 2015-04-11.
Party political offices
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Zhang Tianxin
Communist Party Secretary of Kunming
August 2014 – April 2015
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Cheng Lianyuan
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Zhao Lixiong
Communist Party Secretary of Qujing
December 2012 – August 2014
Next:
Suo Fei
Government offices
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Dong Shiqiang
Mayor of Yuxi
March 2008 – December 2012
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Rao Nanhu