Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan, 71, has taken on a diplomatic role since Xi Jinping began his second term in March last year. Photo: Reuters

China to send Wang Qishan to Japanese Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement

  • Vice-president will attend ceremony as Xi Jinping’s special envoy and will also represent Beijing at Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s inauguration
  • Analysts see it as a goodwill gesture amid thawing relations between Beijing and Tokyo
Topic |   China-Japan relations

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Chinese Vice-President Wang Qishan, 71, has taken on a diplomatic role since Xi Jinping began his second term in March last year. Photo: Reuters
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