China sets stage for Xi to stay in office indefinitely

This file photo taken on October 25, 2017 shows Chinese President Xi Jinping waving at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. China's Communist Party is calling for the removal of presidential term limits, China's official news agency reported on February 25, 2018, paving the way for Xi Jinping to remain as head of state after 2023. / AFP / WANG ZHAO

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on February 26, 2018, on page 11.




Your feedback is important to us!

We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.

Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.

Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (

comments powered by Disqus



Interested in knowing more about this story?

Click here