China’s Cabinet announces appointments, dismissals of officials

The State Council, China’s Cabinet, announced a reshuffle of several key posts in the central government on Wednesday.

Tan Tianxing was appointed deputy director of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, replacing Zhao Yang, according to a statement from the State Council.

Jiang Yang was appointed vice chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission. Wang Zhongjing was chosen as executive director of China for the Asian Development Bank, replacing Yang Yingming.

Zhou Ying was removed from the post of vice minister of water resources, and Chen Fanglei was removed from the post of chairman of the Board of Supervisors for Key State-Owned Financial Organizations.

Xinhua