China's State Council has recently appointed five high-ranking officials.
Zhang Hongli was appointed deputy finance minister and Yang Mingsheng was appointed deputy head of the China Insurance Regulatory Commission.
Zhang Yutai was appointed head of the Development Research Center of the State Council, replacing Wang Mengkui.
Wang Qiu was appointed head of the Central People's Broadcasting Station, replacing Yang Bo.
Shi Shuyun, female, was appointed ambassador and permanent delegate to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, replacing Zhang Xuezhong.
In the meantime, Wang Chunzheng was removed of deputy head of the National Development and Reform Commission and Xiang Junbo of vice president of the People's Bank of China.
Tang Shuangning was removed of deputy head of the China Banking Regulatory Commission.
Jiao Yi'an and Han Xizheng were removed of chairpersons of Board of Supervisors for Key Large-Sized State-Owned Enterprises and Wu Xiaoping of chairperson of Board of Supervisors for Key State-Owned Financial Organizations.
(Xinhua News Agency July 6, 2007)