China prepares to usher in new leadership | News | Al Jazeera

China prepares to usher in new leadership

Communist Party officials will gather to confirm appointments, including new president.

    China will hand over its government to new leadership, something that only happens every 10 years.

    On Tuesday, thousands of Communist Party officials will gather in the capital Beijing to confirm key appointments. Xi Jinping will become China's new president.

    Scott Heidler has more on the challenges he'll be facing.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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