China appoints new security chief

Last Updated: Fri, Dec 28, 2012 08:10 hrs

Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) China's top legislature Friday appointed Guo Shengkun as minister of public security, replacing Meng Jianzhu.

Guo's previous post was party chief of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, reported Xinhua.

Guo, 58, holds a doctoral degree in management and had long worked in the country's non-ferrous metal sector.

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