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Li Jia (born 1964)

Li Jia
李嘉
Communist Party Secretary of Zhuhai
In office
February 2012 – March 2016
Preceded byGan Lin (甘霖)
Succeeded byGuo Yuanqiang (郭元强)
Communist Party Secretary of Meizhou
In office
July 2010 – February 2012
Preceded byLiu Rizhi (刘日知)
Succeeded byZhu Zejun (朱泽君)
Personal details
BornSeptember 1964 (age 54)
Xiangyin, Hunan, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Alma materSun Yat-sen University

Li Jia (Chinese: 李嘉; pinyin: Lǐ Jiā; born September 1964) is a former Chinese politician, and Communisty Party Secretary of Zhuhai, Guangdong Province. He was dismissed from his position in March 2016 for investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

Career

Li Jia was born in Xiangyin County, Hunan. He joined the CPC in 1985 and graduated from the department of Electronics of Sun Yat-sen University. In 1994, Li served as Deputy Head of the CYLC Publicity Department of Guangdong and promoted to the post of head in 1996. In 2005 he became the mayor of Meizhou and promoted to the post of mayor in 2007. Li became the Communist Party Secretary of Meizhou in 2010 and transfer to Zhuhai in 2012.[1]

On March 23, 2016, Li Jia was placed under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the party's internal disciplinary body, for "serious violations of regulations".[1]

On January 12, 2018, Li was sentenced to 13 years in prison and fined two million yuan for taking bribes worth 20.58 million yuan by the Intermediate People's Court in Zhangzhou.

References

  1. ^ a b "广东省委常委、珠海市委书记李嘉接受组织调查". CCDI. 2016-03-23.