December 2, 2023

Chinese language President Xi Jinping has appointed Wang Houbin as the brand new head of the Folks’s Liberation Military (PLA) rocket division, which controls China’s arsenal of ground-based ballistic missiles, together with nuclear ones.

Houbin will thus exchange Normal Li Yuchao, who was appointed in January and is at present being investigated by an anti-corruption unit together with two of his deputies, Zhang Zhenzhong and Liu Guangbin, in accordance with sources from the ‘South China Morning Put up’.

The Chinese language president has additionally promoted Xu Xisheng, who till now held the place of deputy commissar of the Southern Theater Command and can grow to be the brand new political head of the rocket division together with Houbin.

The president of China, Xi Jinping, already known as on the day earlier than to speed up the method of modernization of the Armed Forces throughout an inspection on the headquarters of the air forces of the Western Command of the Chinese language Military in Sichuan province.