Xu Gang
徐钢
Vice Governor of Fujian
In office
February 2013 – March 20, 2015
Communist Party Secretary of Quanzhou
In office
April 2008 – February 2013
Preceded byZheng Daoxi (郑道溪)
Succeeded byHuang Shaoping
Personal details
BornDecember 1958 (age 63)
Pucheng County, Fujian
NationalityChinese
Political partyChinese Communist Party
(1985–2015, expelled)
Residence(s)Fuzhou, Fujian
Alma materFudan University
OccupationPolitician

Xu Gang (Chinese: 徐钢; pinyin: Xú Gāng; born December 1958) is a former Chinese official who spent most of his career in Fujian province. He was the vice Governor of Fujian since 2013. On March 20, 2015, Xu Gang was placed under investigation by the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency. He was the first high-ranking politician being examined from Fujian province after the 18th Party Congress in 2012.[1]

Career

Xu Gang was born in Pucheng County, Fujian. In 1978, Xu Gang attended Fudan University and graduated in 1982. In 1997, he became vice-mayor of Putian until September 2000. In 2003, Xu became the director of Department of Transportation of Fujian. In 2005, he became the director of Economic and Trade Commission of Fujian. Xu Gang became the Communist Party Secretary of Quanzhou from April 2008 to February 2013. In February 2013, Xu Gang became the Vice Governor of Fujian.[2] He managed personnel, labor and social security, work safety, food and drug safety, emergency management, petition and efficiency etc.[3]

On March 20, 2015, Xu Gang was placed under investigation by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Chinese Communist Party for "serious violations of laws and regulations".[2] Xu was expelled from the communist party on July 27, 2015.[4]

On December 29, 2016, Xu was sentenced to 13 years in prison for bribery.[5]

References

  1. ^ "福建副省长徐钢涉嫌严重违纪违法被调查". Sina.com. Retrieved 2014-03-19.
  2. ^ a b "福建省副省长徐钢涉嫌严重违纪违法接受组织调查". Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Chinese Communist Party. Retrieved 2015-03-20.
  3. ^ "福建省政府11位领导成员分工调整确定". QQ.com. 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2013-09-11.
  4. ^ "福建省原副省长徐钢严重违纪违法被开除党籍". Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Chinese Communist Party. Retrieved 2015-07-27.
  5. ^ "福建原副省长徐钢受贿1977万余元一审获刑13年". chinacourt.org. 2016-12-29. Retrieved 2016-12-29.