China's cabinet announces official appointments
BEIJING - The State Council, or China's cabinet, on Tuesday announced a number of new appointments for officials in government departments and organizations.
Their names and posts are as follows:
Xiao Jie, deputy secretary-general of the State Council. Xiao will no longer hold the post of director of the State Administration of Taxation.
Ding Xiangyang, deputy secretary-general of the State Council.
Zhang Yesui, vice foreign minister.
Wu Xinxiong, vice-minister in charge of the National Development and Reform Commission, and director of the National Energy Administration.
Ma Xingrui, vice-minister of industry and information technology and head of the China National Space Administration, the China Atomic Energy Authority and the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense.
Lu Dongfu, vice-minister of transport and head of the State Railways Administration.
Jiang Jiemin, chairman of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, replacing Wang Yong.
Zhang Yi, vice-chairman of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council.
Wang Jun, director of the State Administration of Taxation, replacing Xiao Jie. He will no longer hold the post of vice minister of finance.
Zhang Mao, director of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce, replacing Zhou Bohua.
Cai Fuchao, director of the State General Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television. He was also appointed head of the National Copyright Administration, replacing Liu Binjie.
Jiang Jianguo, deputy director of the State General Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television.
Zhang Yong, director of the China Food and Drug Administration.
Huang Shuxian, director of the National Bureau of Corruption Prevention, replacing Ma Wen.
Qiu Yuanping, director of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, replacing Li Haifeng.
Zhang Zhijun, director of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, replacing Wang Yi. Zhang, as well as Fu Ying and Cui Tiankai, will no longer hold the post of vice foreign minister.
Xia Yong, deputy director of the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council.
Xiao Gang, chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, replacing Guo Shuqing.
Xie Xuren, chairman of the National Council for Social Security Fund, replacing Dai Xianglong.
Liu Cigui, director of the State Oceanic Administration and political commissar of the China maritime police administration.
Meng Hongwei, deputy director of the State Oceanic Administration and director of the China maritime police administration.
Chen Lianzeng, Zhang Hongsheng, Wang Fei and Wang Hong, deputy directors of the State Oceanic Administration.
Meng Xiangfeng, director of the National Administration for the Protection of State Secrets, replacing Xia Yong.
Jiang Daming, concurrently State Land Inspector-General, replacing Xu Shaoshi. Jiang is also minister of land and resources.
Zhong Shan, international trade representative of the Ministry of Commerce, replacing Gao Hucheng.
Wang Enge, president of Peking University, replacing Zhou Qifeng.
The State Council also announced the removal of Wang Xuejun from posts of deputy secretary-general of the State Council and director of the State Bureau for Letters and Calls.
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