Reform Task Force Member Newly Appointed to HKMAO
Former member of President Xi Jinping’s reform task force, Pan Shengzhou, was appointed to a leadership role at the State Council’s Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office (HKMAO). He will be responsible for representing the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), in which he will run discipline inspection for graft-busting at the office. Pan has served as the deputy chief of the Policy Research Office of the Communist Party’s Central Committee since 2009. He was also appointed as the deputy director of the general office of the Central Leading Group for Comprehensively Deepening Reforms in 2013. He also worked on the publicity team in the central committee in 2016.