TAIYUAN, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- Zhang Baoshun was re-elected chairman of the
provincial people's congress standing committee of north China's Shanxi Province
and Meng Xuenong elected governor on Tuesday at the provincial people's
Zhang, born in 1950, has been chairman of the Standing Committee of the
Shanxi Provincial People's Congress since 2006.
A native of Qinhuangdao city, in north China's Hebei Province, he joined
the CPC in 1971. He once served as the governor of Shanxi, and deputy secretary
and member of the Standing Committee of CPC Shanxi Provincial Committee.
Meng had been appointed vice governor and acting governor by the congress
last September. He was born in August 1949 and is a native of Penglai, east
China's Shandong Province. He joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in July