Lhasa Communist Party chief Yan Jinhai is expected to take over as Tibet’s chairman.Photo: Xinhua Lhasa Communist Party chief Yan Jinhai is expected to take over as Tibet’s chairman.Photo: Xinhua
Lhasa Communist Party chief Yan Jinhai is expected to take over as Tibet’s chairman.Photo: Xinhua
Tibet

New role for Tibet’s chairman in countdown to China’s Communist Party congress

  • Qizhala is expected to take up a new post in Beijing and be replaced by Lhasa party chief Yan Jinhai
  • Yan’s rise comes as president underlines need for ‘a sense of Chinese community’ in ethnic minority areas

Topic |   Tibet
Lhasa Communist Party chief Yan Jinhai is expected to take over as Tibet’s chairman.Photo: Xinhua Lhasa Communist Party chief Yan Jinhai is expected to take over as Tibet’s chairman.Photo: Xinhua
Lhasa Communist Party chief Yan Jinhai is expected to take over as Tibet’s chairman.Photo: Xinhua
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