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Li Ganjie appointed China's environment minister - Xinhua
June 27, 2017 / 7:43 AM / 3 months ago

Li Ganjie appointed China's environment minister - Xinhua

BEIJING, June 27 (Reuters) - China appointed Li Ganjie as the country’s environment minister on Tuesday, the official Xinhua News Agency said, replacing Chen Jining.

Li’s predecessor, Chen, served as environment minister for just two years before his appointment as acting mayor of Beijing last month.

Xinhua also said Wang Menghui was appointed as the country’s housing minister.

Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman

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