Zhao Zhiyuan stepped down as mayor of Dongying last month. Photo: Wu Peng/Twitter Zhao Zhiyuan stepped down as mayor of Dongying last month. Photo: Wu Peng/Twitter
Zhao Zhiyuan stepped down as mayor of Dongying last month. Photo: Wu Peng/Twitter

China names former mayor of eastern city as its new ambassador to Ethiopia

  • Zhao Zhiyuan moves from fast-growing Dongying in Shandong in what analysts say is an unusual choice for Beijing
  • The appointment is the latest in a reshuffle of Chinese diplomats in Africa

Topic |   China-Africa relations
Zhao Zhiyuan stepped down as mayor of Dongying last month. Photo: Wu Peng/Twitter Zhao Zhiyuan stepped down as mayor of Dongying last month. Photo: Wu Peng/Twitter
Zhao Zhiyuan stepped down as mayor of Dongying last month. Photo: Wu Peng/Twitter
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