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China's cabinet appoints senior officials

06-18-2010 17:03 BJT

BEIJING, June 18 (Xinhua) -- The State Council, China's Cabinet, Friday announced the appointments of a host of new high-level officials, including Long Xinnan being appointed as vice president of Xinhua News Agency.

In accordance with a circular issued by the State Council, Ding Xuedong was appointed as vice secretary-general of the State Council, and Zhu Guangyao was appointed as vice minister of finance, replacing Ding Xuedong.

Du Jinfu was named as deputy governor of the People's Bank of China, the country's central bank. The State Council also ended Su Ning's and Zhu Min's terms as vice governors of the central bank.

Sun Dawei was named as deputy director of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, the country's quality watchdog.

Zhou Ji was appointed as president of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), while five other academicians -- Pan Yunhe, Xu Rigan, Xie Kechang, Gan Yong and Fan Daiming -- were appointed as vice presidents of the CAE.

Nie Weiguo was named as chief of the executive office with the State Council's Three Gorges Project Construction Committee, replacing Wang Xiaofeng.

Editor:Du Xiaodan |Source: Xinhua

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