The rural reach of China's Communist Party

Officials visit remote communities in effort to secure transfer of power to new generation.

    China's leaders are now beginning the complex process of transferring power to a new generation, the first such handover in a decade.

    All this week, Al Jazeera has been looking at the role of the Communist Party in modern China.

    In Melissa Chan's final report, she travels to Sichuan province to examine how far the party reaches into the country's rural heartland.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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