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Lu Ziyue

Lu Ziyue
卢子跃
Mayor of Ningbo
In office
May 2013 – March 2016
Preceded by Liu Qi
Succeeded by Tang Yijun
Vice-Governor of Zhejiang
In office
January 2013 – May 2013
Communist Party Secretary of Lishui
In office
March 2011 – March 2013
Preceded by Chen Ronggao (陈荣高)
Succeeded by Wang Yongkang (王永康)
Mayor of Lishui
In office
May 2008 – March 2011
Preceded by Chen Ronggao
Succeeded by Wang Yongkang
Personal details
Born March 1962 (age 56)
Yongkang, Zhejiang, China
Political party Communist Party of China (expelled)
Alma mater Central Party School of the Communist Party of China

Lu Ziyue (simplified Chinese: 卢子跃; traditional Chinese: 盧子躍; pinyin: Lú Zǐyuè; born March 1962) is a former Chinese politician who spent his entire career in east China's Zhejiang province. He was put under investigation by the Communist Party of China's anti-corruption agency in March 2016. Previously he served as mayor of Ningbo.[1][2] He is the second provincial-ministerial rank official sacked for graft from Zhejiang province in the anti-corruption campaign following the 18th Party Congress, after Si Xinliang.[3]

Biography

Lu was born in Yongkang, a county-level city under the jurisdiction of Jinhua, in Zhejiang province, in March 1962. He entered the workforce in November 1979, and joined the Communist Party of China in August 1982. He served in various administrative and political roles in Yongkang County before serving as mayor of Dongyang.

In October 2010, he was appointed deputy party boss and mayor of Yiwu, a manufacturing and trading hub for small commodities, and one year later promoted to the party boss position of Lanxi. He was party boss of Linhai in July 2006, and held that office until April 2008. Then he served as deputy party boss of Lishui from April 2008 to January 2009, and Communist Party Secretary, the top political position in the city, from March 2011 to March 2013. He also served as vice-governor of Zhejiang between January 2013 to March 2013.

In May 2013, he was transferred to Ningbo and appointed deputy party boss and mayor,[4] he remained in that position until March 2016, when he was placed under investigation on suspicion of "serious violation of Party discipline" by the ruling Communist Party of China's anti-corruption agency.[5] It was reported that Lu may be linked to disgraced Zhejiang official Si Xinliang, who had been under investigation since 2015, and possibly even Ling Jihua.[6][7] He was expelled from the Communist Party on June 21 for bribery.[8]

On May 31, 2017, Lu was sentenced to life in prison for taking bribes worth 147 million yuan.[9]

References

  1. ^ Zhang Yi (2016-03-17). "Two senior officials subject of graft probe". Chinadaily.
  2. ^ "Mayor of East China city probed for disciplinary violation". Chinadaily. 2016-03-16.
  3. ^ 浙江在任“首虎”卢子跃被查,曾公开回应“宁波落后了”网帖. Netease (in Chinese). 2016-03-17.
  4. ^ "Lu Ziyue Surveys the Progress of Major Projects in Beilun". People's Government of Beilun. 2015-04-24.
  5. ^ "Mayor of E. China city probed for disciplinary violation". Shanghaidaily. 2016-03-16.
  6. ^ "宁波市长卢子跃落马 或涉令计划案". 网易. 2016-03-16. Retrieved 2016-03-16.
  7. ^ 浙江省宁波市委副书记、市长卢子跃涉嫌严重违纪接受组织调查. CCDI (in Chinese). 2016-03-16.
  8. ^ "浙江省宁波市原市委副书记、市长卢子跃严重违纪被开除党籍". CCDI. Retrieved 2016-06-21.
  9. ^ "宁波原市长卢子跃受贿超1.47亿 被判无期徒刑". 新浪新聞. 2017-05-31. Retrieved 2017-05-31.
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