Ningxia: Zhang Yi
Zhang Yi has been appointed as the Party chief of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, according to the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on Saturday.
Chen Jianguo, who served as the Party chief before Zhang, will no longer be the secretary of the CPC Ningxia Hui Autonomous Regional Committee, a statement of the CPC Central Committee said.
Chen has reached the upper age limit of 65 for provincial officials.
The CPC Central Committee made the decision on the basis of "the overall situation" and the needs of the work, according to the statement.
Born in August 1950, Zhang had served as deputy secretary of the CPC provincial committees in northeast China's Heilongjiang and northern Hebei provinces. He became deputy secretary of the CPC Central Committee for Discipline Inspection in October 2007.