Han Zheng elected Shanghai CPC chief

Source: Xinhua| 2017-05-12 19:51:23|Editor: Hou Qiang
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SHANGHAI, May 12 (Xinhua) -- Han Zheng was elected secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Shanghai Municipal Committee on Friday.

Han, who has been Party chief of Shanghai since 2012, was elected to the post at the first plenary session of the 11th CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee.

Han, born in 1954, is currently a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee. He served as Shanghai mayor between 2003 and 2012.

At the session, Ying Yong, currently Shanghai mayor, and Yin Hong, were elected deputy secretaries of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee.

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