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Chinese President Xi Jinping pays state visit to Senegal to start four-nation tour - Deutsche Welle

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Africa on Saturday to kick off a four-nation visit during which he will be seeking deeper military and economic ties. The trip comes as his rival in a bitter trade war, the US Trump administration, shows little ...

Chinese President Xi Jinping enjoys royal feast during state visit - in pictures - The National

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nayhan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping for a private dinner during his three-day state visit. A number of UAE dignitaries were on ...

A new order in an ancient friendship - The National

That the leadership of this country inducted Chinese President Xi Jinping into this distinguished hall of fame on his first state visit is a measure of the depth of the synergy between China and the UAE. As Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President ...

Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as US interest wanes - Thegardenisland.com

DAKAR, Senegal — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Africa on Saturday on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties while his rival in a bitter trade war, the Trump administration, shows little interest in the world's second ...

Xi arrives for visit in Africa as US interest wanes - Taipei Times

Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) was to arrive in Africa on a four-nation visit yesterday seeking deeper military and economic ties while his rival in a bitter trade war, the Trump administration, shows little interest in the world's second most ...

'China Sees Africa as Opportunity to Show Global Leadership Status' – Scholar - Sputnik International

Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in the United Arab Emirates as part of a five-nation trip to the Middle East and Africa, during which he'll also visit Senegal, Rwanda, South Africa and Mauritius. Sputnik discussed his trip with Lina ...

Xinhua Headlines: Xi's UAE visit showcases achievements, promises more Sino-Arab cooperation - Xinhua

Upon their arrival at the airport in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi, Xi and his wife, Peng Liyuan, were warmly received by UAE Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed ...

Chinese President Xi Jinping makes historic three-day visit to UAE - gulfnews.com

Chinese President Xi Jinping makes historic three-day visit to UAE. Published on 18:41 July 20, 2018. President Xi Jinping of the People's Republic of China arrived in Abu Dhabi on Thursday on a three-day state visit ...

UAE reacts warmly to President Xi Jinping's visit - CGTN (press release)

‍The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to the UAE marks that the two sides have entered a new stage of the comprehensive strategic partnership, the UAE's official WAM news agency said on Saturday. With the Chinese ...

Special show of affection reserved for new era of Chinese relations - The National

Welcoming a global superpower to the UAE, it was fitting the nation should pull out all the stops to greet President Xi Jinping and his sizeable delegation. And it was more than just a red carpet. A horse led cavalry accompanied China's limousine ...

Chinese president travels to Africa to deepen ties amid trade war with US - The National

Chinese president travels to Africa to deepen ties amid trade war with US. By National Newsdesk. Chinese President Xi Jinping is capitalising on USinaction. CHINESE President Xi Jinping has arrived in Africa on a four-nation visit seeking deeper ...

Xi ends state visit to UAE with raft of deals signed - Hindu Business Line (satire) (press release) (blog)

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) today said it agreed to set up a “comprehensive strategic partnership” with China as President Xi Jinping wrapped up a three-day visit to the Gulf country. “The UAE and China have agreed to enhance cooperation in all ...

Xi supports deeper cooperation with Senegal - cgtn.com

President Xi Jinping said China and Senegal should deepen pragmatic cooperation under frameworks of the Belt and Road Initiative and the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation to leverage their complementary strengths. Xi made the remark in a signed ...

Xi Jinping: Push China-Rwanda relations to a new level - CGTN (press release)

China-Rwanda friendship is "an epitome of the friendship between China and Africa," Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed ahead of his state visit to the African country, calling on the two sides to join hands for mutual benefit and common development ...

China's President Xi Jinping wraps up UAE visit with series of deals to boost presence in Middle East - South China Morning Post

China and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to strengthen their cooperation on a wide range of areas from trade to military and energy as President Xi Jinping wrapped up his visit to the Middle Eastern nation on Saturday. Xi arrived in Senegal on ...

Chinese President Xi Jinping Leaves UAE - UrduPoint News

ABU DHABI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 21st Jul, 2018) Chinese President Xi Jinping left the UAE on Saturday after a three-day state visit. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme ...

President Xi Jinping Ends State Visit To UAE With Raft Of Deals Signed - UrduPoint News

Dubai, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 21st Jul, 2018 ) :The United Arab Emirates on Saturday said it agreed to set up a "comprehensive strategic partnership" with China as President Xi Jinping wrapped up a three-day visit to the Gulf country.

China President Xi Jinping concludes UAE state visit - in pictures - The National

A royal delegation led by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, bid farewell to China President Xi Jinping at the end of an historic three-day visit to the UAE. Mr Xi arrived in ...

Chinese President Xi ends his three-day visit to UAE - Khaleej Times

Chinese President Xi Jinping ended his three-day visit to the UAE as His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces bid him farewell on Saturday. On Friday ...

UAE, China sign 13 MoUs on various subjects - All India Radio

Inked by Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State, and He Lifeng, Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission, NDRC, during the state visit of President Xi Jinping of China to the UAE, the MoU on Silk Road initiative will ...

Xi Jinping ">[ɕǐ tɕîn.pʰǐŋ], Chinese: 习近平; born 15 June 1953) is a Chinese politician who is the current General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, President of the People's Republic of China, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission. As Xi holds the top offices of the party and the military, in addition to being the head of state through the office of the president, Xi is sometimes referred to as China's "Paramount Leader" and since the formal endorsement during the sixth plenum, is officially called a "core" leader. As the general secretary , Xi is also an ex-officio member of the Politburo Standing Committee, China's top decision-making body.

习近平
Xi Jinping October 2015.jpg
Xi Jinping in London, 2015
General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China
Assumed office
15 November 2012
Hierarchy
Preceded by Hu Jintao
President of the People's Republic of China
Assumed office
14 March 2013
Premier Li Keqiang
Vice President Li Yuanchao
Preceded by Hu Jintao
Chairman of the Central Military Commission
Assumed office
15 November 2012
14 March 2013
Deputy Fan Changlong
Xu Qiliang
Preceded by Hu Jintao
Commander-in-chief of Joint battle command of People's Liberation Army
Assumed office
21 April 2016
Preceded by office established
Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission
In office
18 October 2010 – 15 November 2012
28 October 2010 – 14 March 2013
Serving with Guo Boxiong & Xu Caihou
Chairman Hu Jintao
Vice President of the People's Republic of China
In office
14 March 2008 – 14 March 2013
President Hu Jintao
Preceded by Zeng Qinghong
Succeeded by Li Yuanchao
Personal details
Born (1953-06-15) 15 June 1953 (age 63)
Beijing, People's Republic of China
Political party Communist Party of China (1974-present)
Spouse(s) Ke Lingling (divorced)
Peng Liyuan (m. 1987)
Relations Xi Zhongxun (father)
Qi Xin (mother)
Qi Qiaoqiao (sister)
Qi An'an (sister)
Xi Heping (brother)
Xi Qianping (brother)
Xi Zhengning (brother)
Xi Yuanping (brother)
Deng Jiagui (brother-in-law)
Children Xi Mingze (daughter)
Residence Zhongnanhai
Alma mater Tsinghua University


Xi Jinping
Xi Jinping (Chinese characters).svg
"Xi Jinping" in Simplified (top) and Traditional (bottom) Chinese characters
Simplified Chinese 习近平
Traditional Chinese 習近平

Xi Jinping ( [ɕǐ tɕîn.pʰǐŋ], Chinese: 习近平; born 15 June 1953) is a Chinese politician who is the current General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, President of the People's Republic of China, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission. As Xi holds the top offices of the party and the military, in addition to being the head of state through the office of the president, Xi is sometimes referred to as China's "Paramount Leader" and since the formal endorsement during the sixth plenum, is officially called a "core" leader. As the general secretary (de facto leader), Xi is also an ex-officio member of the Politburo Standing Committee, China's top decision-making body.

The son of Communist veteran Xi Zhongxun, Xi Jinping rose through the ranks politically in China's coastal provinces. Xi was governor of Fujian from 1999 to 2002, and governor and Party Committee Secretary of neighboring Zhejiang province from 2002 to 2007. Following the dismissal of Chen Liangyu, Xi was transferred to Shanghai as the Party Secretary for a brief period in 2007. Xi joined the Politburo standing committee and central secretariat in October 2007, and was Hu Jintao's successor. Xi was vice-president from 2008 to 2013 and Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission from 2010 to 2012.

Xi has attempted to legitimize the authority of the Communist Party by introducing far-ranging measures to enforce party discipline and to ensure internal unity. He initiated an unprecedented and far-reaching campaign against corruption, leading to high-profile arrests such as General Xu Caihou and Zhou Yongkang. Xi has also imposed further restrictions over ideological discourse, advocating the concept of "internet sovereignty".

Considered the central figure of the People's Republic's fifth generation of leadership, Xi has significantly centralized institutional power by taking on a wide range of leadership positions, including chairing the newly formed National Security Commission, as well as new steering committees on economic and social reforms, military reform, and the Internet. Xi has called for further market economic reforms, for governing according to the law and for strengthening legal institutions, with an emphasis on individual and national aspirations under the neologism "Chinese Dream". Xi has also championed a more assertive foreign policy, particularly in relation to Sino-Japanese relations, China's claims to the bulk of the South China Sea Islands, involvement in Asian regional affairs, and initiatives related to energy and natural resources.