Lan Jun
蓝军
Communist Party Secretary of Songyuan
In office
March 2006 – May 2011
Preceded byYang Shaoming
Succeeded byWang Changsong
Mayor of Songyuan
In office
April 2003 – March 2006
Preceded byGao Guangbin
Succeeded bySun Hongzhi
Personal details
BornOctober 1953 (age 68)
Lishu County, Jilin, China
Political partyChinese Communist Party (1973–2015; expelled)
Alma materJilin University
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese藍軍
Simplified Chinese蓝军

Lan Jun (Chinese: 蓝军; born 1953) is a former Chinese politician who spent most of his career in northeast China's Jilin province.[1] As of December 2014 he was under investigation by the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency. Previously he served as a member of the Standing Committee of the 12th Jilin Provincial People's Congress and a member of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee.[2]

Life and career

Lan Jun was born and raised in Lishu County, Jilin. He graduated from Jilin University.

He began his political career in February 1970, and joined the Chinese Communist Party in December 1973.

During his early years, he successively served as Deputy Head of Propaganda Department of Jilin Provincial Party Committee, Secretary of Jilin Municipal Party Committee of Communist Youth League, and Communist Party Secretary of Longtan District, Jilin City.

In August 1989, he became the Director of Jilin Television and Vice Chief Editor of Jilin Radio and TV Bureau.

In June 1992, he served as Vice Chief of the Press and Publication Bureau of Jilin, and one and a half year later promoted to the Chief position.

In April 2003, he was transferred to Songyuan, he served as Mayor and Deputy Communist Party Secretary from 2003 to 2006, and Communist Party Secretary, the top political position in the city, from 2006 to 2011.

In May 2011, he was transferred to Changchun, capital of Jilin province, and appointed the Deputy Secretary-general of Jilin government, Executive Deputy Director of Jilin Provincial Food Safety Committee, and Director of the Office of Food Safety Commission, he remained in that positions until November 2013, when he served as a member of the Standing Committee of the 12th Jilin Provincial People's Congress and a member of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee.

Downfall

On December 8, 2014, the state media reported that he was being investigated by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Chinese Communist Party for "serious violations of laws and regulations".[3] His successor, Sun Hongzhi, was being investigated on December 26 and was sentenced to 18 years in prison in February 2017.

On May 25, 2015, he was expelled from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and removed from public office.[4] On September 8, he was indicted on suspicion of accepting bribes and corruption.[5]

References

  1. ^ "吉林松原市委书记蓝军被查 离任时曾千人送别". Xinhua News (in Chinese). 2014. Archived from the original on 2015-05-30.
  2. ^ "松原市委原书记蓝军接受组织调查(图、简历)". 163.Com (in Chinese). 2014. Archived from the original on 2019-01-20. Retrieved 2014-12-13.
  3. ^ "吉林省人大农业与农村委员会主任委员蓝军被调查". Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Chinese Communist Party (in Chinese). 2014.
  4. ^ Yi Yi (伊一) (26 May 2015). 松原市委原书记蓝军卖官鬻爵被"双开" 十八大后不收手. ce.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 21 February 2021.
  5. ^ Shi Lanlan (石兰兰) (8 September 2015). 吉林松原市委原书记蓝军涉嫌贪污受贿被公诉. ce.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved 21 February 2021.
Government offices Preceded byGao Guangbin Mayor of Songyuan 2003–2006 Succeeded bySun Hongzhi Party political offices Preceded byYang Shaoming Communist Party Secretary of Songyuan 2006–2011 Succeeded byWang Changsong