Chinanews client, Beijing, February 2 (Reporter Kan Feng) Since the New Year, especially after the opening of the provincial and local two sessions, the personnel adjustments of local officials have entered an intensive period.

Recently, nearly 20 provincial “top leaders” have taken up their posts during the two sessions.

Data map: Wang Qingxian.

Photo by Li Xin

Two secretaries of vice-provincial cities take up new positions across provinces

  "I have the opportunity to serve the people of Anhui, and I feel the supreme glory." On the afternoon of February 1, after the closing of the fourth session of the 13th Anhui Provincial People's Congress, Wang Qingxian, who was elected governor of Anhui Province, said in front of the media cameras.

  On the fourth day after being transferred from Qingdao to deputy secretary of the Anhui Provincial Party Committee, Wang Qingxian took over as governor.

  A journalist, he has more than 20 years of media experience, and his local resume covers Shanxi and Shandong provinces. After two years in charge of vice-provincial cities, Wang Qingxian now performs his duties across provinces again and becomes the “top leader” of the provincial government.

  Li Guoying, who previously served as governor of Anhui Province, has now succeeded E Jingping as Party Secretary of the Ministry of Water Resources.

It is worth mentioning that Li Guoying, who has worked in Anhui for more than 5 years, has worked in the water conservancy system for more than 30 years. With this transfer, he has returned from a major in water conservancy.

  On February 2, there was another personnel news involving the “top leader” of the provincial government.

  The 23rd meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress of Heilongjiang Province decided to appoint Hu Chang to be promoted to deputy governor of Heilongjiang Provincial Government and to act as acting governor.

At the end of January, Hu Changsheng was transferred from Xiamen to Heilongjiang and served as deputy secretary of the Provincial Party Committee. After that, he attended meetings and activities as the party secretary of the provincial government.

  In December last year, Wang Wentao, who was transferred to the Minister of Commerce, resigned from his post as governor of Heilongjiang Province. Since then, the “top leader” of the provincial government has been vacant.

  This time, Wang Qingxian and Hu Changsheng, who took office across the provinces this time, have a lot of similarities in their resumes: in terms of age, they were both born in 1963; in terms of academic qualifications, they both have doctoral titles; in terms of resume, they have entered Before his official career, Wang Qingxian worked in the media for many years, while Hu Changsheng has been working in colleges and universities. In terms of appointments, they all have experience in multiple provinces. Before this transfer, they had been in charge of vice-provincial cities for two years.

Data map: Li Bingjun.

Photo by Qu Honglun

Nearly 20 provincial-level “top leaders” take up new posts

  At the provincial and local two sessions that began intensively in mid-January, the personnel issues are a major highlight. Before the new governor of Anhui Province was elected on the 1st, more than 10 provincial and ministerial cadres had taken up new posts at this year’s provincial and local two sessions. Provincial "top leader".

  In the provinces where the provincial people’s congresses have been held, eight acting governors (chairmen) have made government work reports. They are Han Jun from Jilin, Mao Weiming from Hunan, Lantianli from Guangxi, Feng Fei from Hainan, and Guizhou. Li Bingjun from Yunnan, Wang Yubo from Yunnan, Ren Zhenhe from Gansu, and Huang Qiang from Sichuan.

  These cadres were appointed as acting governors (chairs) by the Standing Committee of the Provincial People’s Congress after October last year. As of February 2, the above eight acting governors (chairs) had passed the corresponding election procedures at the local people’s congress. Turn positive".

  In addition to the personnel changes of the “top leaders” of the provincial government, there are also 10 “top leaders” of the provincial people’s congresses and the CPPCC in this year’s provincial two sessions.

  Among them, the main leaders of the party committees newly appointed last year in the seven provinces of Liaoning, Jilin, Fujian, Hunan, Hainan, Guizhou, and Yunnan have been appointed directors of the standing committees of the local provincial people’s congresses.

  As for the CPPCC, the three provinces of Guangxi, Hubei, and Liaoning ushered in new provincial-level CPPCC chairmen. They are: Sun Dawei, the new CPPCC chairman of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region; Huang Chuping, Hubei CPPCC chairman; Zhou Bo, Liaoning CPPCC chairman.

  From the perspective of personnel changes, Lan Lanli, who previously served as chairman of the CPPCC of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, has now been elected chairman of the autonomous region government. Xu Liquan and Xia Deren, who previously served as chairman of the CPPCC in Hubei and Liaoning, are now 65 years old.

The fourth session of the 13th National People's Congress of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region held its third plenary session on the afternoon of January 25. The meeting elected Lantian Li as the chairman of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Photo by Yu Jing

Where does the new provincial "top leader" come from?

  Since the second half of last year, personnel changes involving provincial “top leaders” have been more intensive.

  For example, at this year’s provincial people’s congress, there are currently 7 directors of the Provincial People’s Congress, namely Zhang Guoqing from Liaoning, Jing Junhai from Jilin, Yin Li from Fujian, Xu Dazhe from Hunan, Shen Xiaoming from Hainan, and Guizhou from Guizhou. Chen Yiqin and Ruan Chengfa from Yunnan were both appointed as local provincial party secretaries in the second half of last year.

  Before taking up the post of secretary of the provincial party committee, they were all “top leaders” in local or remote provincial governments with rich local work experience. Among them, Chen Yiqin is currently the only female provincial party secretary in the country.

  At this provincial-level two sessions, candidates for the “top leaders” of the provincial government and the CPPCC have more diverse personnel adjustment paths.

  Some have previously served in central departments for a long time.

For example, Han Jun, the newly appointed governor of Jilin Province, has always been an expert in the field of agriculture, rural areas and farmers. Before he arrived in Jilin, he had almost worked in the central government and its directly affiliated institutions, except for the short-term job training experience in his youth.

  Some have multi-provincial experience and rich local resumes.

For example, the new governor of Gansu Province Ren Zhenhe, after this adjustment, his resume has covered the four provinces of Hubei, Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Gansu. Since February 2017, he has served three times across provinces in four years.

  Some new cadres take root in their hometowns and have rich local work experience.

For example, Lan Lanli, the new chairman of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Government, is a local cadre in Guangxi and has been working in his hometown. He started as a primary school teacher. He once worked for the Science and Technology Department of the Autonomous Region, Hechi City, etc., served as the Vice Chairman of the Autonomous Region Government at the end of 2011 and in 2015. Member of the Standing Committee of the Party Committee of the Autonomous Region, served as the Chairman of the CPPCC of the Autonomous Region in 2018.

  Another example is Huang Chuping, the new chairman of the Hubei Provincial Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, a cadre born and raised in Hubei. He once served in Wuhan, Xianning, and Yichang. Before this time to work in the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference system, he served as a member of the Standing Committee of the Hubei Provincial Party Committee and Executive Vice Governor.