Head of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology under investigation

China’s Central Commission for Discipline Inspection has launched an investigation on Li Dong, head of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) over his involvement of illegal activities.

MIIT, is responsible for the management of equipment manufacturing industries including shipbuilding, automobile, aviation and industrial machinery.

Li Dong had been appointed as the deputy director of MIIT in 2008, and was promoted to the director of MIIT in 2016.

Currently, Li is under the investigation lead by Neimenggu Autonomous Region Supervisory Commission.

Posted 23 May 2019

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Katherine Si

China Correspondent

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