An undated file picture of Beijing’s acting mayor, Cai Qi. Photo: Handout An undated file picture of Beijing’s acting mayor, Cai Qi. Photo: Handout
An undated file picture of Beijing’s acting mayor, Cai Qi. Photo: Handout

Political rising star and ally of China’s President Xi Jinping steps into spotlight

Cai Qi gives first work report as Beijing’s acting mayor and is seen by analysts as a front runner to join Politburo in major government reshuffle

Topic |   China’s Communist Party
An undated file picture of Beijing’s acting mayor, Cai Qi. Photo: Handout An undated file picture of Beijing’s acting mayor, Cai Qi. Photo: Handout
An undated file picture of Beijing’s acting mayor, Cai Qi. Photo: Handout
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