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Jun 15, 2022 08:57 PM
CHINA

Former Head of China’s National Food Stockpile Falls Under Graft Probe

Zhang Wufeng, former director of China’s National Food and Strategic Reserves Administration. Photo: VCG
Zhang Wufeng, former director of China’s National Food and Strategic Reserves Administration. Photo: VCG

The former head of the agency responsible for managing China’s strategic food reserves is being investigated for suspected graft, joining dozens of current or former mid-level officials that have been probed this year as a decade-long crackdown on corruption shows no signs of ending.

Zhang Wufeng, former director of the National Food and Strategic Reserves Administration, is being investigated for “suspected serious violations of (Communist Party) discipline and law,” said a statement (link in Chinese) issued by the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) on Wednesday. While the statement did not offer further details, the phrase is a common euphemism for corruption.

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