CCP appoints its most sanctioned official as new Party Chief of TAR
DHARAMSALA, 20 Oct: The Chinese Communist Party(CCP)has appointed Wang Junzheng as the new Party Secretary of the so-called Tibet Autonomous Region(TAR) following a reshuffle of party chiefs.
Wang Junzheng, the deputy secretary of the CPC committee of Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR) and political commissar of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps will now replace Wu Yingjie who is retiring as the new CPC Chief of TAR, Chinese state-run Xinhua reported on Tuesday.
China’s outgoing Party Chief of Tibet, Wu Yingjie, 65, is said to be retiring.
Wang, 58, is the most sanctioned CCP official. The CCP’s notorious Chef of security in East Turkistan was sanctioned by the US in March followed by the EU, Britain and Canada over human rights abuses against the Uighur Muslim minority.