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

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

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

Qizhala, chairman of the Tibet autonomous region in China’s mountainous west, has left Lhasa to take up a new job in Beijing, according to a source close to the government.His vacancy is expected to be filled by Lhasa Communist Party chief Yan Jinhai in a reshuffle that is part of the build-up to the five-yearly party congress next autumn.During the congress, President Xi Jinping is expected to start his third five-year term as party general secretary, the first Chinese leader to do so in…

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