Ex-mayor is think tank’s top of­fi­cial

China Daily (USA) - - CHINA -

For­mer Bei­jing mayor Wang An­shun has been trans­ferred to the De­vel­op­ment Re­search Cen­ter of the State Coun­cil as its Party chief, the au­thor­ity an­nounce d on Tues­day. Wang’s name and po­si­tion are on the web­site of the cen­ter, a think tank that mainly fo­cuses on the coun­try’s eco­nomic, so­cial and re­form de­vel­op­ment, and re­lated is­sues. Wang, 58, of He­nan prov­ince, was ap­pointed mayor of Bei­jing in Jan­uary 2013. On Mon­day, the Stand­ing Com­mit­tee of the 14th Bei­jing Mu­nic­i­pal Peo­ple’s Congress, the city’s leg­isla­tive body, said it had ac­cepted Wang’s res­ig­na­tion.

Wang An­shun

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