China’s Parliament Approves Li Qiang as Premier
12:17 JST, March 11, 2023
BEIJING, March 11 (Reuters) – China’s rubber-stamp parliament on Saturday approved Li Qiang as the country’s next premier, replacing the retiring Li Keqiang.
Li Qiang received 2,936 votes in favor, with three votes against and eight abstentions, according to totals projected on a screen inside the Great Hall of the People.
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