CHINA State Council appoints, removes officials

CHINA

State Council appoints, removes officials

Xinhua

01:22, August 22, 2018

State Council.jpg

China's State Council announced their new members on August 21, 2018. (Photo: Xinhua)

Beijing (Xinhua) -- The State Council, China's cabinet, announced the reshuffling of government officials on Tuesday.

Zhuang Rongwen was named director of the Cyberspace Administration of China and deputy director of the State Council Information Office.

Zhuang is no longer head of the National Press and Publication Administration and the National Copyright Administration.

Xu Lin was appointed director of the State Council Information Office and removed from the post of director of the Cyberspace Administration of China.

Tian Yulong was named vice director of the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense. Wang Yiren no longer holds the post.

Wu Shizhong was appointed deputy head of the National Administration of State Secrets Protection.

Xia Gengsheng was named deputy director of the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development.

Zhou Changkui was appointed vice president of the Beijing Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, replacing Lu Yong.

Bi Jingquan was approved to resign from his post as deputy director of the State Administration for Market Regulation.

Related Stories

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue