China's ruling Communist Party will celebrate the centenary of its founding on July 1. According to officials, President Xi Jinping will address a special gathering on the occasion in the morning. The Xinhua Dialogue Committee said Xi's address would be broadcast live on state media networks. Earlier, Jinping's 'big gatherings' were kept secret. At the same time, Hong Kong's 'South China Morning Post has quoted officials as saying that there will be no army parade.
Earlier there were speculations that there would be an army parade at the historic Tiananmen Square and a display of new Chinese weapons. Tiananmen Square has been closed to the general public for almost a month. Let us tell you that it is mandatory for journalists who have been invited to attend Thursday's program to get both doses of the Chinese vaccine of Kovid-19. He has also been asked to give a negative report of the coronavirus test.
According to reports, the diplomats who have been invited to the program can also attend if they have got any foreign vaccines.
Jinping's long tenure may cause problems for the party in future
The CPC in its 100th year is as dependent on President Xi as it was on its founding leader and main ideologue 'Chairman' Mao Zedong. Mao Zedong held the party from its formation of the party in 1921 until his death in 1976. Xi supporters believe that his leadership is the need of the hour as the country is facing a hostile global situation. Analysts have cautioned that his continuation in the post after two terms could make the situation untenable.
It has been a tradition to announce the successor of the General Secretary of the CPC during the second term of the party leadership. Observers expect Xi to remain the top leader during the reshuffle of the party's governing body. The party's two-time Congress in a decade may have some clearer picture on the successor next year. The newspaper 'South China Morning Post said in a report on Friday that it will be a big challenge and it will determine the direction of the party in the decades ahead.
Unlike his predecessors, Xi Jinping did not announce a successor at the end of his first term in 2017, and observers believe there is little chance of a new leadership emerging next year as well. Analyst T. Song told the 'South China Morning Post, "If the process is not clear, then things will get very complicated when changes happen." Along with this, Nise Grunberg, senior analyst at the Mercator Institute for China Studies, also shared Song's views. has agreed with.
According to a joint report by the Center for Strategic International Studies in the US and the Lowe Institute in Australia, it will be necessary to bring in new faces to solve the succession crisis. There will be a need for a successor who has an impact.