Beijing – 2,296 delegates have been elected to the party congress to be held on the 16th of next month, citing the Chinese Communist Party, official media reported.
This is amid rumors that Chinese President Xi Jinping was ousted in a military coup. The note also says that the delegates to the 20th National Congress were selected according to Xi Chin Ping’s guidance. Party Congress is held once in five years.
It is indicated that Xi Jinping, who is completing 10 years in power, will continue for another 5 years at the Party Congress. The party congress will also approve the constitutional amendment for a third term in power. The death penalty was awarded against 2 high-ranking members of the party in corruption cases. It was after this that rumors spread that Xi had been overthrown.
English Summary: China’s Communist Party has elected delegates for congress