Xi, 64, is considered the most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong and he was given the right to continue in office indefinitely after the legislature scrapped term limits for the president and vice president. Xi took office as president in 2013. Economic growth and social stability have allowed him to amend the constitution and carry out other moves that once seemed highly contentious.
Xi Jinping Re-Elected
As China’s President
Xi Jinping was reappointed as China’s president with no limit on the number of terms he can serve. The National People’s Congress, also appointed close Xi ally Wang Qishan to the formerly ceremonial post of vice president.