China’s Communist Party has picked a new mayor for Beijing just nine months ahead of the Olympic Games, state media reported on Friday.
During a speech to the city party leaders on Thursday, Guo pledged to do his best to deliver a well-managed Games, the newspaper said.
It added that Guo, who was born in eastern Nanjing province, would use his “clear head and a clear-cut stand” to steer the capital towards greater achievements in the future. [Full Text]
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