Xi Jinping was elected General Secretary of the Chinese Communisty Party and Chairman of the Central Military Commission in18th Party Congress in 2012, replacing Hu Jintao as the top leader as the Communist Party. Xi was elected China's president in March 2013. Born in 1953, Xi is son of Xi Zhongxun, a veteran leader of the Party. He graduated from Tsinghua University in 1979 with a degree in engineering.
Who said it?
China and the US should be innovative and make efforts to accumulate positive energy
Vice-President Xi Jinping to former U.S. leader Jimmy Carter
We are not just showing objects and artefacts. We are curating them to tell a story, adding a human touch
Eve Tam Mei-yee, chief curator at the Hong Kong Museum of Art
He has lost all sense of proportion and is really only seeking some sort of illusory glory
Professor Noriko Hama on the veteran Japanese nationalist politician Shintaro Ishihara