On March 24, the upstream journalists found out that Zhang Zhijun, who was the director of the coal bureau of Xilingol League before his fall, was in the same position as Bai Xiangqun, the first tiger in Inner Mongolia after the 19th National Congress. Therefore, the fall of Zhang Zhijun also caused waves in the field of Inner Mongolia coal.
According to the upstream news previously reported that four high-ranking officials in Inner Mongolia were once in charge of the coal market in the past 20 years, Inner Mongolia held a mobilization and deployment meeting on the special rectification of violations of laws and regulations in the field of coal resources on February 28 this year, which proposed 20 years of coal corruption in the future, and collected from the society including party and government officials and leaders of state-owned enterprises since 2000 The clue of the relevant problems is that the cadres invest in the coal mines illegally or anonymously, the officials collude with the businessmen, ask for bribes, and act as the escort umbrella for the illegal miners.
With the recent downfall of several officials involved in the field of coal, the anti-corruption storm in Inner Mongolia, which has been investigating illegal clues in the field of coal for 20 years, is becoming more and more intense.
In July 2019, Zhang Zhijun (middle) investigated coal enterprises in Taipusi Banner, Duolun County and Zhenglan Banner. Graph from network
Its a public secret that the fallen officials have frequent contact with coal merchants
On February 28 of this year, in response to the problems of violations of laws and regulations in the field of coal resources exposed by corruption cases such as yunguangzhong, baixiangqun, Xingyun and Yunmin, the Party committee and government of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region held a mobilization and deployment meeting for the special rectification of violations of laws and regulations in the field of coal resources in accordance with the suggestions of the National Commission for Discipline Inspection and supervision of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.
Shi Taifeng, Secretary of the Party committee of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and director of the Standing Committee of the peoples Congress, said at the meeting that the illegal acquisition and resale of coal resources, illegal allocation of coal resources, coal corruption and other issues in the field of coal resources in Inner Mongolia have seriously polluted the local political ecology, which must be resolutely removed and completely eliminated.
On March 11, Li Yongxian, former general counsel of Inner Mongolia Huolinhe Coal Industry Group, was suspected of serious violation of discipline and law and was investigated.
On March 20, Xue Shengqi, Secretary of the Party committee and chairman of the board of directors of Inner Mongolia energy power generation Investment Group Co., Ltd., was suspected of serious violations of discipline and law, and was subject to discipline review and supervision investigation.
On March 23, the Inner Mongolia Commission for Discipline Inspection issued a news report that Zhang Zhijun, vice chairman of the CPPCC Committee of Xilingol League, was suspected of serious job-related crimes and was currently under supervision and investigation.
On March 23, Zhang Zhijun, vice chairman of the CPPCC Committee of Xilingol League, was suspected of serious crimes in violation of duty. At present, he is under the supervision and investigation of the news, once again causing concern in the field of coal in Inner Mongolia.
The upstream journalists noted that from January 2004 to January 2018, when Zhang Zhijun was appointed as the deputy director of the economic and Information Technology Commission and the director of the coal bureau of Xilin Gol League, Bai Xiangqun, the first tiger after the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, once served as the Secretary of the Alliance Committee of Xilin Gol League.
People familiar with the matter said that Bai Xiangquns fall was inextricably linked to coal, and Zhang Zhijun could not escape the coal magic circle. From January to March 2018, although Zhang Zhijun has been transferred as vice chairman of the CPPCC of Xilingol League, he still holds the post of director of the coal bureau. His frequent contact with coal merchants has become an open secret of local government and business.
According to public reports, in July 2019, Zhang Zhijun, who has resigned as the director of the coal bureau, also participated in special research on coal industry such as optimizing the business environment, boosting the development of private economy and comprehensive utilization of fly ash, effective prevention and control of environmental pollution.
On March 20, Xue Shengqi, Secretary of the Party committee and chairman of the board of directors of Inner Mongolia energy power generation Investment Group Co., Ltd., was investigated, according to the website of Inner Mongolia Commission for Discipline Inspection and supervision.
At least 3 places have taken the lead in announcing the progress of backtracking
With the downfall of several officials involved in the coal field, the anti-corruption storm in Inner Mongolia, which has investigated illegal clues in the coal field for 20 years, quickly spread in various league cities. The upstream journalists noted that up to now, at least three league cities have taken the lead in releasing the information on the collection and investigation of clues since February 28.
On March 20, the Inner Mongolia Commission for Discipline Inspection issued a news report that Ordos City has accepted 128 letters and reports involving leaders at or above the county level since 2000. Since 2000, the city has started and established a standing book for clues related to coal field. At present, the city level has combed 236 (including duplicates) of clues from 2000 to 2016, 221 of which are from the beginning to the end of the banner area. It has urged the public security organs, the audit department and the tax department to start to investigate the clues, sorted out 501 of which 90 have been completed and 411 are being handled.
Alashan League focuses on four outstanding problems, including illegal acquisition and sale of coal resources, illegal allocation of coal resources, serious pollution of political ecology by coal corruption, and spread of problems in the field of coal resources. It organizes discipline inspection and supervision organs at all levels of the League to establish 19 inspection teams, carry out 6 batches of special supervision and inspection, find 33 problems, and urge 31 rectification.
The supervision committee of the Discipline Inspection Commission of Xilingol League and the supervision committee of the discipline inspection commissions of all counties and cities (districts) immediately conducted a comprehensive investigation on the clues related to the field of coal resources since 2000. As of March 18, the league has identified 116 clues in the field of coal resources and established three review and investigation teams.
At the same time, Wuhai City, Hohhot City, Xingan League, Chifeng City, Ulanchab city and other cities have also formulated plans to comprehensively investigate and start the clues of illegal and criminal activities in the coal related field.