Xi Jinping was flanked by former and current senior leaders as he delivered the speech over looking Tiananmen Square. Photo: Reuters Xi Jinping was flanked by former and current senior leaders as he delivered the speech over looking Tiananmen Square. Photo: Reuters
Xi Jinping was flanked by former and current senior leaders as he delivered the speech over looking Tiananmen Square. Photo: Reuters

Xi Jinping tries to build symbolic bridge between past and future at Chinese Communist Party centenary

  • The party chief urged young Chinese to follow the party, while paying tribute to past leaders such as Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping
  • His predecessor Hu Jintao was present, but former leader Jiang Zemin did not attend – probably for health reasons

Topic |   China’s Communist Party
Xi Jinping was flanked by former and current senior leaders as he delivered the speech over looking Tiananmen Square. Photo: Reuters Xi Jinping was flanked by former and current senior leaders as he delivered the speech over looking Tiananmen Square. Photo: Reuters
Xi Jinping was flanked by former and current senior leaders as he delivered the speech over looking Tiananmen Square. Photo: Reuters
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