URUMQI, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- The party chief of Urumqi and police chief of
northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region were removed from their posts
Li Zhi, secretary of the Urumqi Municipal Committee of the Communist Party
of China (CPC), was replaced by Zhu Hailun, secretary of the CPC Xinjiang
Autonomous Regional Political and Legislative Affairs Committee, according to a
decision by the CPC Xinjiang Autonomous Regional Committee.
Also Saturday, Liu Yaohua, director of the Xinjiang Autonomous Regional
Public Security Department, was replaced by Zhu Changjie, party chief of
Xinjiang's Aksu Prefecture, according to a meeting of the Standing Committee of
the Xinjiang Autonomous Regional People's Congress, the local legislature.