Friday, November 27, 2015   

Jiang Jiemin dumped from assets body, two deputy foreign ministers removed
(09-17 12:47)

The State Council announced today the removal of Jiang Jiemin (pictured) from his post as head of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission.
Jiang is the first full member of the 18th Central Committee of the CPC under investigation for graft. He was named to the job in March this year to succeed Wang Yong.
In a statement, the State Council also announced a number of appointments and removals of government officials.
Li Baodong was appointed vice foreign minister, while Ma Zhaoxu and Le Yucheng will no longer hold assistant foreign minister posts.
Wang Wenbin was appointed SASAC deputy director, replacing Shao Ning; Shi Yaobin was appointed vice minister of finance, replacing Li Yong; Chen Shixin was appointed World Bank executive director for China, replacing Yang Shaolin.
Ning Jizhe was appointed the head of the Research Office of the State Council; Wang Shouwen, Wang Bingnan and Zhang Xiangchen were appointed assistant commerce ministers; Fu Zhenghua, incumbent head of Beijing's Public Security Bureau, was appointed vice minister of public security.—Xinhua
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