Xi Jinping Elected as Shanghai Party Secretary – Chen Yiqin and Winny Wang
From Shanghai Daily:
Xi Jinping was elected as Party secretary of the Shanghai Committee of the Communist Party of China today at the first plenary session of the Ninth CPC Shanghai Committee.
Xi, born in June 1953, joined the CPC in January 1974. Xi was appointed as Shanghai Party chief on March 24.
He is a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee and became Party secretary in Zhejiang Province in 2002.
See also Du Qinglin elected Party chief of Sichuan province, Wang Min elected Party Chief of NE China’s Jilin Province and Liu Qi re-elected Beijing’s party chief by Xinhua, Zhang Dejiang re-elected Guangdong Party chief by Tan Xian, Zhao Leji elected Party Chief of northwest China’s Shaanxi Province by Xinhua, Qiang Wei elected as Qinghai Party chief by Winny Wang, and Wang Yang elected Party chief of Chongqing Municipality by Xinhua.