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Liu He appointed NDRC deputy head

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-04-03 15:37

BEIJING - China's State Council has appointed Liu He as deputy head of the National Development and Reform Commission, according to a statement issued by the council on Wednesday.

Liu served as the deputy director of the State Council's Development Research Center before the switch.

Sun Zhigang, a former NDRC deputy head, was appointed deputy head of the newly founded National Health and Family Planning Commission.

Chen Baosheng was appointed vice president of the Chinese Academy of Governance, and Li Jianhua, former vice-president of the academy, will no longer hold this position, the State Council announced.

According to the statement, Zhang Yali will serve as a vice-director of the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, and Zhou Laizhen will become a vice-head of the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

Also, Xie Fuzhan, the newly elected governor of Central China's Henan province, will no longer head the Research Office of the State Council, the statement said.

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