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Zhang Lebin

Zhang Lebin
张乐斌
Deputy Director of the State Administration for Religious Affairs
In office
May 2010 – September 2015
Serving with Jiang Jianyong and Chen Zongrong
DirectorWang Zuo'an
Personal details
BornApril 1958 (age 60)
Bo'ai County, Henan
NationalityChinese
Political partyCommunist Party of China (expelled)
ResidenceBeijing
Alma materXinxiang Normal College
Central Party School of the Communist Party of China
Central China Normal University
OccupationPolitician
Zhang Lebin
Traditional Chinese張樂斌
Simplified Chinese张乐斌

Zhang Lebin (born April 1958) is a former Chinese politician who spent most of his career in Communist Youth League of China Central Committee. He previously served as deputy director of the State Administration for Religious Affairs. As of September 2015 he was under investigation by the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency.[1]

Life and career

Born in Bo'ai County, Henan in April 1958, he graduated from Xinxiang Normal College in July 1982.

He became involved in politics in August 1977, and joined the Communist Party of China in December 1983.

In August 1977 he was a worker in Tractor Station in his hometown, and soon taught school.

In July 1984 he was promoted to become his hometown's party secretary of the Communist Youth League, a position he held until December 1987. Then he was transferred to the Communist Youth League of China Central Committee and over a period of 13 years worked his way up to the position of deputy director of the State Administration for Religious Affairs.[2]

On September 22, 2015, the CPC Central Commission for Discipline and Inspection announced that he has come under investigation for "serious violation of discipline." He was expelled from the party on January 5, 2016.[3]

References

  1. ^ "China's religious affairs official investigated". Chinadaily. 2015-09-22.
  2. ^ "Chinese muslims fly to Mecca for annual pilgrimage". Xinhua News. 2014-09-17.
  3. ^ "国家宗教事务局原党组成员、副局长张乐斌严重违纪被开除党籍和公职". CCDI. Archived from the original on January 8, 2016. Retrieved January 5, 2016.

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