China appoints new minister of environmental protection

Source: Xinhua| 2017-06-27 15:32:20|Editor: An
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BEIJING, June 27 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislature appointed Li Ganjie as Minister of Environmental Protection on Tuesday, replacing Chen Jining.

Wang Menghui was named Minister of Housing and Urban-Rural Development to replace Chen Zhenggao.

The decisions were adopted at the bi-monthly session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, which runs from Thursday to Tuesday.

KEY WORDS: environment