Friday, October 9, 2015   

HK liaison office spokesman Li Gang confirmed as head of Macau office
(01-09 15:58)

The State Council announced today that Li Gang, (Pictured) the deputy director and spokesman for Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong, has been appointed director of the Liaison Office in Macau, replacing Bai Zhijian.
In a statement today, the State Council also said it had appointed Wang Chao and Zhang Ming as vice foreign ministers. Vice foreign minister Song Tao will no longer hold the position.
Shen Changyu has replaced Tian Lipu as commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office.
Hou Jianguo was reappointed president of the University of Science and Technology of China.
The State Council has also removed Wang Chao, vice minister of commerce, and Huang Qiang, deputy head of the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence, from their posts.—Xinhua

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