Xi Jinping was re-elected as President for a second five-year tenure by China's rubber-stamp parliament, days after it scrapped the two-term rule for the Presidency and allowed him to have a life-long tenure.
Xi was also elected as the head of the powerful Central Military Commission, the overall high command of the Chinese military.Originally Xi is set to retire by 2023 as head of the CPC, the military and Presidency following a two-term limit followed by his predecessors. He became president in 2013.
While Xi was elected unanimously by the deputies, Wang was elected with 2969, one vote against.
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