President Hu Jintao appointed and dismissed ambassadors to 10 countries, in accordance with a decision made by the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, the top legislature.
Liu Zhiming is appointed as ambassador to Lebanon to replace Liu Xianghua (female).
Luo Zhaohui replaces Zhang Chunxiang as new ambassador to Pakistan.
Yin Hengmin is appointed as ambassador to Mexico to replace Ren Jingyu.
Pan Guangxue is appointed as ambassador to Laos to replace Liu Yongxing.
Zhang Shixian replaces Wang Wangsheng as new ambassador to Algeria.
Zhang Guoqing replaces Wei Wenhua as new ambassador to Mali.
Zhou Li replaces Gao Yusheng as new ambassador to Ukraine.
Liu Yuqin (female) replaces Li Changhua as new ambassador to Chile.
Yang Houlan replaces Liu Jian as new ambassador to Afghanistan.
Tong Xiaoling (female) replaces Yang Yanyi (female) as new ambassador to Brunei.
(Xinhua News Agency March 9, 2007)