31 Jan '18, 12pm

[Mothership] Wang Qishan, key ally of Xi Jinping & an old friend of S’pore, makes a political comeback https://t.co/nZIUwSz0xB

Wang Qishan, one of China’s most competent leaders and a close confidant of Chinese President Xi Jinping is primed to make a political return to a key role in the Chinese leadership. Advertisement It’s okay if you don’t recall who he is. During Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s visit to China last September, PM Lee met up with Wang, who was then one of the seven top leaders from the Chinese Communist Party Politburo Standing Committee (PSC). Wang, 69, is the Chinese leader who seldom meet with foreign guests but made an exception to meet upon PM Lee’s request. PM Lee will meet Wang Qishan, key ally of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing The meeting was only announced after PM Lee landed in Beijing, surprising many observers. You can watch this video to learn more about Wang. Political comeback Influential Chinese financial magazine Caixin reported on Jan 29 that Wang wh...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/01/wang-qishan-key-ally-of-xi-...

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