The news did not reveal the reason, only stating that the decision to fire Mr. Li was approved by the Standing Committee of the Chinese National Assembly.
According to the South China Morning Post newspaper, before the news, Mr Li had not appeared in public since late August this year.
There have been 2 high-level dismissals in China in the last 3 months. The previous person who lost his post was former foreign minister Tan Cuong.
Mr. Lee Thuong Phuc. Photo: EPA