China names Li Qiang premier nominally in charge of economy
China on Saturday named Li Qiang, a close confidant of top leader Xi Jinping, as the country’s next premier nominally in charge of the world’s second-largest economy now facing some of its worst prospects in years.
Published 3 months ago · Beijing, China
Times of India
President Xi Jinping's close aide Li Qiang confirmed as China's new Premier by Parliament
Li, the former Communist Party chief of Shanghai, China's largest city, will replace Li Keqiang, who is retiring during the National People's Congress session that ends on Monday, after serving two five-year terms.
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Li Qiang, Xi confidant, takes reins as China's premier
Four years before Li Qiang gained notoriety as the force behind the two-month COVID-19 lockdown of Shanghai, the man who became China's premier on Saturday worked quietly behind the scenes to drive a bold revamp of the megacity's sclerotic stock market.
3 months ago·United KingdomRead Full Article
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