Sep 21, 2018 07:16 PM

National Energy Administration Chief Faces Corruption Probe

Nur Bekri Photo: VCG
Nur Bekri Photo: VCG

China’s top energy official is being investigated on suspicion of corruption, the country’s central anti-graft watchdog announced Friday.

Nur Bekri, director of the National Energy Administration and a member of China’s Uygur ethnic minority, is suspected of “severe disciplinary violations,” a term commonly used to refer to corruption, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said. The commission did not say what the suspected violations are.

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