Published: 16:44, May 18, 2024
China's agriculture minister Tang Renjian investigated for discipline violations
By Xinhua
Chinese Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Tang Renjian gives an interview after the opening meeting of the second session of the 14th National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, on March 5, 2024. (WANG ZHUANGFEI / CHINA DAILY)

BEIJING - Tang Renjian, China's minister of agriculture and rural affairs, is under investigation for suspected severe violations of Party discipline and the law, according to an official statement released on Saturday.

Tang, also secretary of the leading Party members' group of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, is being investigated by the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the National Commission of Supervision, according to the statement.