Apr 29, 2022 07:55 PM

Tianjin Mayor Liao Guoxun Dies at 59

Liao Guoxun. Photo: VCG
Liao Guoxun. Photo: VCG

Tianjin Mayor Liao Guoxun has died of sudden illness at the age of 59 on Wednesday, according to a local government statement on Thursday. He had only been in office for a year and eight months.

Liao, who was also deputy party chief of the coastal city directly administered under China’s central government, passed away despite emergency rescue efforts, the statement said without elaborating.

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