Alken Tuniaz has been appointed acting chairman of the Xinjiang region. Photo: Simon Song
Alken Tuniaz has been appointed acting chairman of the Xinjiang region. Photo: Simon Song
Xinjiang

Beijing names Uygur Alken Tuniaz acting chairman of Xinjiang amid provincial reshuffle

  • Tuniaz was deputy to previous chairman Shohrat Zakir and is now the only Uygur member of the Communist Party Committee in Xinjiang
  • Nuclear power expert Li Ganjie, as new party chief of Shandong, is the youngest provincial party secretary in China at the age of 56

Topic |   Xinjiang
Alken Tuniaz has been appointed acting chairman of the Xinjiang region. Photo: Simon Song
Alken Tuniaz has been appointed acting chairman of the Xinjiang region. Photo: Simon Song
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