Qu Dongyu after his election as the director general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy, on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua

Qu Dongyu becomes first Chinese national to head UN food and agriculture agency

  • Many analysts had seen Qu as the front runner to win the four-year post, which he will take up on August 1
  • Beijing has made a big push to get more senior jobs at the UN in the last few years
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Qu Dongyu after his election as the director general of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy, on Sunday. Photo: Xinhua
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