Two top allies of China's disgraced former security tsar Zhou Yongkang have been sentenced to jail terms of 16 and 13 years for corruption.
Jiang Jiemin is a Chinese economic official who was, until September 2013, head of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) of the State Council. He is also the former Chairman of PetroChina and ex-General Manager of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). He previously served as Vice-Governor of Qinghai Province. In September it was announced that he was under investigation by China's Communist Party for "suspected serious disciplinary violations".