Jul 30, 2022 04:16 AM

China Names New MIIT Head After Corruption Probe of Predecessor

Jin Zhuanglong
Jin Zhuanglong

China named a top aerospace expert to lead its powerful Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) after the previous chief came under investigation on allegations of corruption.

Jin Zhuanglong, 62, was named the Communist Party secretary of the ministry, which oversees sectors including the internet, telecommunications, new energy vehicles, big data and other technology industries, the MIIT Friday said at a meeting.

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