Wang Xianliang

Wang Xianliang (Chinese: 王献良; pinyin: Wáng Xiànliáng; May 1957 – 26 January 2020) was a Chinese politician and government official who served as the head of the bureau level of Wuhan Ethnic and Religious Affairs Committee.

Wang Xianliang
Director of the Wuhan Ethnic and Religious Affairs Committee
In office
29 February 2012 – April 2017
Personal details
BornMay 1957 (1957-05)
Jianli County, Jingzhou, Hubei
Died26 January 2020 (aged 62)
Wuhan, Hubei
Cause of deathCOVID-19
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Alma materWuhan Teachers College
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese王献良
Traditional Chinese王獻良


Wang Xianliang born in Jianli, Hubei, China. He studied in Hubei Shayang Normal School and Wuhan Teachers College in 1976. After graduation, he worked in Shayang Normal School and Jingzhou District Education Bureau. He was transferred to Hubei Education College in 1988 and successively served as the deputy director, director, and director of the Dean's Office. In 1999, he served as the deputy director of Wuhan Civil Affairs Bureau.

On 29 February 2012, a meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th peoples Congress of Wuhan city voted to approve a new round of personnel appointments and removal, in which Wang Xianliang was appointed director of the Wuhan Ethnic and Religious Affairs Committee. The Committee on Ethnic and Religious Affairs has had spiritual problems[clarification needed] such as squandering and wasting public property, using vehicles of business management units in violation of the eight regulations of the Central Committee. Since then, he has been in this position for five years, until April 2017, Wang Xianliang began to report in the media as the leader of the bureau level of Wuhan citizens patriarchal clan Committee.[1]

In February 2017, Wang Xianliang was notified by the Wuhan Commission of Discipline Inspection for the mental problems of the unit's violation of the eight central regulations. After April 2017, he no longer served as director, but still retained the leadership status of the Wuhan Municipal Bureau of Ethnic and Religious Affairs.[1]

Wang died at the age of 62 as a result of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on 26 January 2020.[2] He is the first government official to die from the infection, reported Chinese news outlet Caixin.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Wang Xianliang, former director of Wuhan civil lineage Committee, died of new coronavirus infection". JQKNews. 27 January 2020.
  2. ^ News, Taiwan (27 January 2020). "Wuhan government official dies in China coron..." Taiwan News.
  3. ^ "Wuhan virus: Chinese Premier visits ground zero of virus outbreak". The Straits Times. 28 January 2020.