The State Council, China's cabinet, announced Thursday the appointment of a group of high-level officials including a deputy head of the country's economic planning body.
Sun Zhigang has been appointed deputy director of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), a State Council circular said.
Du Yubo, Du Zhanyuan and Liu Limin have been appointed vice ministers of education.
Chen Xiaoya, a former vice minister of education, has been appointed vice minister of science and technology.
Yang Gang was named deputy director of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, China's quality watchdog.
Han Jun was named deputy director of the Development Research Center of the State Council.
Yin Xiaojing was appointed deputy director of the Liaison Office of the Chinese central government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).
Shi Xiping was named as chairman of the Board of Supervisors for Key Large-Sized State-Owned Enterprises, replacing Cui Shi'an.Source: Xinhua http://paper.people.com.cn/rmrb/html/2011-01/07/nw.D110000renmrb_20110107_8-04.htm?div=-1