Communist party has endorsed second term for President Xi Jinping
According to reports, China’s ruling Communist Party on Tuesday endorsed a second five- year term for president Xi Jinping. They have appointed a new set of leaders backed by him. Notably, 64- year –old Xi’s term was endorsed by the party at the end of its week long once –in – a –five year Congress. The conference was attended by over 2,350 delegates at the Great Hall of the people, the seat of power of China’s communist leadership.
Interestingly, Mr. Xi along with Premier Li Keqiang, 62, ranked number one and two in the communist party of China’s hierarchy, would continue bases on two five –year tenure convention for top leaders. As per reports, five new members will be elected to the seven – member standing committee of the party which rules the country.
Mr. Xi and Mr. Li took over the power in year 2012 and are all set to be in power till 2022. The new standing committee will be unveiled to world and China on Wednesday.
Mr. Xi is regarded as the most powerful leader of China in recent times heading the party, presidency and the military too is expected to retire by 2022 after his second term, but speculations are high that he might break the retirement age convention and may continue for a third term considering his powerful position in the party.
Xi Jinping is also set to have his own ideologies in the CPC constitution, elevating him to the same political league as Mao and Deng.
Notably, former leaders HU Jintao and Jiang Zenim also had their own ideologies incorporated in constitution. But unlike Mao and Deng their names were not included. Now let’s see whether Xi Ping will be able to make his name to the list or not?
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