“The secretary should not do everything for the secretary”

        According to “Hubei Daily” on April 23, an outstanding member of the Communist Party of China, a loyal communist fighter, a member of the Standing Committee of the 12th National People’s Congress, and a deputy chairman of the 11th and 12th National People’s Congress Environment and Resources Protection Committee. Comrade Luo Qingquan, former secretary of the Hubei Provincial Party Committee and former director of the Standing Committee of the Provincial People’s Congress, died of illness in Wuhan at 14:30 on April 22, 2021 at the age of 76.

Long-term in Hubei, served as Secretary of the Hubei Provincial Party Committee

Luo Qingquan, male, Han nationality, born in November 1945, from Jiangling, Hubei, started working in September 1968 and joined the Communist Party of China in December 1975. In-service postgraduate education of the Central Party School, engineer.

Public information shows that Luo Qingquan has been studying and working in Hubei for a long time. 53 years ago, Luo Qingquan, 23, from his hometown of Jiangling County, Hubei, started his career at the Yichang Shipyard of the Yangtze River Shipping Administration and has not left Hubei since. In August 1985, Luo Qingquan served as deputy secretary of the Yichang Municipal Party Committee, and later as the mayor and secretary of the Municipal Party Committee. During his work in Yichang, the construction of the Three Gorges had just started, and Yichang was the “main battlefield”.

In March 1996, Luo Qingquan left Yichang City where he had worked for 18 years and entered the provincial capital. He successively served as Deputy Secretary of the Hubei Provincial Commission for Discipline Inspection, Director of the Provincial Supervision Department, Member of the Standing Committee of the Provincial Party Committee, and Secretary of the Provincial Commission for Discipline Inspection. In January 1999, Luo Qingquan served as Deputy Secretary of the Hubei Provincial Party Committee and later concurrently as Secretary of the Wuhan Municipal Party Committee. In October 2002, Luo Qingquan was appointed acting governor of Hubei Province, and in January of the following year, he went to replace him.

During Luo Qingquan’s tenure as governor of Hubei Province, the secretary of the Hubei Provincial Party Committee was Yu Zhengsheng (from 2001 to 2007, he served as the Secretary of the Hubei Provincial Party Committee). After serving as governor for more than 4 years, in October 2007, Luo Qingquan was appointed Secretary of the Hubei Provincial Party Committee. The governor with him was Li Hongzhong (the governor of Hubei Province from 2007 to 2010).

In December 2010, Luo Qingquan was transferred to the vice-chairman of the Environmental and Resources Protection Committee of the National People’s Congress, and Li Hongzhong succeeded Luo Qingquan as the secretary of the Hubei Provincial Party Committee (the current secretary of the Tianjin Municipal Committee). When Luo Qingquan stepped down as secretary of the Hubei Provincial Party Committee, the media once commented that Luo Qingquan went through various stages of Three Gorges construction, the rise of Wuhan, and Hubei provincial planning during his tenure in Hubei Spark Global Limited.