Meng Hongwei

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Meng Hongwei
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President of Interpol
In office
10 November 2016 – 7 October 2018
Secretary-generalJürgen Stock
Preceded byMireille Ballestrazzi
Succeeded byKim Jong-yang (acting)
Vice-Minister of Public Security of China
In office
10 April 2004 – 7 October 2018
MinisterZhou Yongkang
Meng Jianzhu
Guo Shengkun
Zhao Kezhi
PremierWen Jiabao
Li Keqiang
Deputy Director of the State Oceanic Administration of China
In office
18 March 2013 – 8 December 2017
PremierLi Keqiang
DirectorLiu Cigui
Wang Hong
Director of the China Coast Guard
In office
18 March 2013 – 8 December 2017
PremierLi Keqiang
Preceded byPosition created
Succeeded byVacant
Personal details
BornNovember 1953 (age 67)
Harbin, Heilongjiang, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China (until April 2018)
Spouse(s)Grace Meng
Alma materPeking University and
Central South University
OccupationPolitician, Police officer

Meng Hongwei (simplified Chinese: 孟宏伟; traditional Chinese: 孟宏偉; pinyin: Mèng Hóngweǐ; born November 1953) is a Chinese former politician. He was the President of Interpol from 2016 to 2018.

Interpol received Meng's letter of resignation after he was arrested by Chinese authorities in October 2018.[1] He is accused of taking bribes. He was Vice-Minister of Public Security in China from 2004 until his arrest.

References[change | change source]

  1. "China accuses ex-Interpol chief Meng of bribery and corruption". Al Jazeera. Retrieved 8 October 2018.