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Lou Qinjian appointed acting governor of Shaanxi

Updated: 2012-12-21 15:02
( Xinhua)

XI'AN - The provincial legislature in Northwest China's Shaanxi province on Friday appointed Lou Qinjian as acting governor.

The 33th session of the Standing Committee of the 11th Shaanxi Provincial People's Congress also approved the resignation of Zhao Zhengyong as governor.

Zhao was appointed secretary of the Shaanxi Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Tuesday.

Lou, with a doctorate in computer science, worked at research institutes, an IT company, and the government's information industry offices earlier in his career.

He served as a deputy minister of industry and information technology from 2008 to 2010 before being transferred to Shaanxi.

He has been a member of the Standing Committee of the Shaanxi Provincial Committee of the CPC since 2010.

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