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Vice mayor in Fuzhou, E China’s Fujian dies due to overwork, sudden illness
Published: Sep 26, 2021 06:43 PM
Pan Dongsheng, a vice mayor and director of public security bureau in Fuzhou, the capital city of East China's Fujian Province. Photo: Beijing Daily

Pan Dongsheng, a vice mayor and director of public security bureau in Fuzhou, the capital city of East China's Fujian Province. Photo: Beijing Daily



A vice mayor and director of public security bureau in Fuzhou, the capital city of East China's Fujian Province, died on Saturday due to overwork and sudden illness, said the Fuzhou public security bureau on its official WeChat account on Sunday.

Due to working long hours and a sudden illness, Pan Dongsheng died in a hospital on Saturday, said the bureau in a statement.

According to a screenshot of Pan's resume on the official website of the Fuzhou Municipal Government, Pan was born in September 1964 in Pingtan, Fujian Province, a Beijing-based media Beijing Daily reported.

Since April, 2014, Pan worked as a vice mayor and director of public security bureau of Sanming, Fujian.

Pan worked as a vice mayor and director of public security bureau of Fuzhou since June, 2016, in charge of public security, tackling smuggling, and defending the rule of law. 

Reports show that in the three days before Pan's death, he had participated in the city's epidemic prevention and control meeting on Wednesday, and had gone to hospitals to pay tribute to the first-line medical staff on Thursday.

On Wednesday morning, Pan attended a meeting of all members of the city's emergency headquarters for the prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic.

On Thursday, the secretary of the Municipal Party Committee visited the frontline medical staff at some urban hospitals and inspected the epidemic prevention and control work. Pan was also in attendance.

Fujian authorities have been busy with prevention and control work of the latest epidemic outbreak since September 10. As of Saturday, a total of 460 confirmed cases have been reported.

Global Times


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