Fu Ziying becomes deputy head of NPC Foreign Affairs Committee

The former head of the Macau Liaison Office, Fu Ziying, has been elected deputy chairman of the National People’s Congress (NPC) Foreign Affairs Committee.

The decision was taken at the  35th session of the NPC Standing Committee which ended on June 24.

Mr Fu served as director of the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macau Special Administrative Region between December 28, 2018, and May 30, 2022, when he was replaced by Zheng Xincong.

The same NPC Standing Committee meeting endorsed the appointments of Wang Xiaohong as minister of public security, replacing Zhao Kezhi, and Pan Yue as head of the National Ethnic Affairs Commission, replacing Chen Xiaojiang.

 According to Xinhua News Agency, other appointments included Zhou Zuyi becoming minister of human resources and social security, succeeding Zhang Jinan and Wang Guanghua as minister of natural resources, replacing Lu Hao.

   At the closing meeting, lawmakers voted to adopt a revised Law on Physical Culture and Sports, a black soil conservation law, a decision to amend the Anti-monopoly Law, and a decision to amend the procedural rules of the NPC Standing Committee.

  President Xi Jinping signed five presidential orders to promulgate the laws and the decisions.

   Li Zhanshu, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, presided over the closing meeting. Lawmakers approved the central government’s final accounts for 2021.

  They also approved a report on deputy qualifications and passed other personnel-related bills.