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Approval of Sweeping Government Overhaul to Address Nation’s Issues

The National People’s Congress, China’s legislature, is expected to approve on Saturday a sweeping plan to shake up the government. Photo: VCG
The National People’s Congress, China’s legislature, is expected to approve on Saturday a sweeping plan to shake up the government. Photo: VCG

* Reshuffle comes amid a slowing economy, challenges stemmed from market volatility 

* Two “super ministries” to tackle issues linked to environmental protection and conservation

(Beijing) — China has introduced a major overhaul of the government aimed at greater integration of central government agencies and better coordination under the ruling Communist Party and its military to tackle pressing issues such as a slow economy, environmental degradation and volatility in the market. 

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