Caixin
Nov 28, 2022 03:58 PM
CHINA

Northwest Region Appoints Youngest Provincial Leader in China

What’s new: Shaanxi’s governor Zhao Yide has been appointed party secretary of the northwestern province, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported, making the 57-year-old the youngest provincial-level party chief in China.

Zhao, a long-time party official in East China’s Zhejiang province, took over from Liu Guozhong, who was promoted in October to the Communist Party Central Committee’s 24-member Politburo, the country’s top decision-making body.

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