Jiang Jiemini

Jiang Jiemin is a Chinese economic official who was, until September 2013, head of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) of the State Council. He is also the former Chairman of PetroChina and ex-General Manager of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). He previously served as Vice-Governor of Qinghai Province. In September it was announced that he was under investigation by China's Communist Party for "suspected serious disciplinary violations".

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Jiang Jiemin , the latest in a string of top mainland officials detained for corruption investigations, was last year questioned by party officials in relation to a Ferrari crash in Beijing, though the cases appear unrelated.

Deputy Public Security Minister Meng Hongwei will double up as head of the new China Coast Guard, designed to bring the nation's patchwork of maritime law enforcement agencies under a single roof amid ongoing territorial disputes with neighbouring countries.

Jiang Jiemin, the head of the country's biggest oil and gas producer, has been picked to lead a ministry-level agency that oversees about 70 trillion yuan (HK$87 trillion) of non-financial state assets.