Xi re-elected China President, Wang Vice President

Xi Jinping was re-elected as President for a second five-year tenure by China’s rubber-stamp parliament, it scrapped the two-term rule for the Presidency and allowed him to have a life-long tenure.

Xi was also elected as the head of the powerful Central Military Commission, the overall high command of the Chinese military.

Originally Xi is set to retire by 2023 as head of the CPC, the military and Presidency following a two-term limit followed by his predecessors. He became president in 2013.

Wang Qishan has been elected as the new Vice President of China.

Key points:
China
Capital: Beijing
Currency: Renminbi

Source: DD News

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