China appoints new minister of environmental protection



  BEIJING -- China's top legislature appointed Li Ganjie as Minister of Environmental Protection on Tuesday, replacing Chen Jining.

  Wang Menghui was named Minister of Housing and Urban-Rural Development to replace Chen Zhenggao.

  The decisions were adopted at the bi-monthly session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, which runs from Thursday to Tuesday.


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