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State Council reshuffles officials

Updated: Jun 9,2017 2:53 PM     Xinhua

BEIJING — The State Council announced the appointment and removal of several senior officials on June 9.

Zheng Fuzhi and Liu Dawei were named Assistant Ministers of Education.

Tang Dengjie was appointed vice minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, director of the China National Space Administration, chairman of the China Atomic Energy Authority, and the director of State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense.

Shi Jun was named vice minister of the Ministry of Public Security, with Chen Zhimin removed from the post.

Cai Qi was appointed president of the Organizing Committee for the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, with Guo Jinlong removed from the post.

Chen Jining was appointed as the executive president of the committee.

Bao Xinhe will become president of the University of Science and Technology of China, replacing Wan Lijun.

Tian Hongqi is no longer vice president of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and was appointed president of Central South University, replacing Zhang Yaoxue.

Guo Wenqi was removed as deputy head of the China Food and Drug Administration.