Students wave flags ahead of celebrations in Beijing on Thursday to mark 100 years of the Communist Party. Photo: AFP
Students wave flags ahead of celebrations in Beijing on Thursday to mark 100 years of the Communist Party. Photo: AFP

China’s Communist Party seeks younger members as it looks to the future

  • More than 80 per cent of those who have joined since January 2020 are aged 35 or younger
  • Drive for new blood about finding ‘right successors’ to deliver goal of becoming modern socialist country by 2049

Students wave flags ahead of celebrations in Beijing on Thursday to mark 100 years of the Communist Party. Photo: AFP
Students wave flags ahead of celebrations in Beijing on Thursday to mark 100 years of the Communist Party. Photo: AFP
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