China sacks senior officials in Xinjiang capitalSeptember 5th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi, Sep 5 (Xinhua) The communist party chief of Xinjiang capital Urumqi and the police chief of northwest China’s Xinjiang region were removed from their posts Saturday.
Li Zhi, secretary of the Urumqi Municipal Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), was replaced by Zhu Hailun, secretary of the CPC Xinjiang Autonomous Regional Political and Legislative Affairs Committee, according to a decision by the CPC Xinjiang Autonomous Regional Committee.
Liu Yaohua, director of the Xinjiang Autonomous Regional Public Security Department, was replaced by Zhu Changjie, party chief of Xinjiang’s Aksu Prefecture, according to a decision by the local legislature.
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