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Hu Haifeng Moves Up the Party Ranks

Hu Haifeng, the 45-year-old son of former Chinese president, Hu Jintao. Photo: Xinhua
Hu Haifeng, the 45-year-old son of former Chinese president, Hu Jintao. Photo: Xinhua

Hu Haifeng was named party secretary of Lishui, a city in the wealthy coastal province of Zhejiang, according to an announcement released by the provincial party committee.

Hu had been the mayor of Jiaxing, another city in Zhejiang, since March 2016. Before that, he was deputy secretary of the Communist Party branch in Jiaxing.

He is the son of former Chinese President Hu Jintao.

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