President Hu Jintao appointed a new ambassador to the United
Nations Office in Geneva on Monday.
Li Baodong was appointed as permanent representative and
ambassador to the Permanent Mission of the People's Republic of
China to the United Nations Office in Geneva and Other
International Organizations in Switzerland.
Li replaced his predecessor Sha Zukang who became a UN
under-secretary-general for Economic and Social Affairs on June
(Xinhua News Agency July 3, 2007)