|Former Chinese prime minister Li Keqiang has died, CSEBA expressed its condolences|
|Author: CSEBA / SEEbiz|
|27th October 2023|
|China’s former premier Li Keqiang died just past midnight after suffering a heart attack while in Shanghai, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV reported Friday. He was 68.|
Li ended two terms as premier in March.
People commenting on Chinese social media expressed their shock and condolences at the news.
Li was born in Anhui province in July 1955. He studied law and subsequently economics at China’s prestigious Peking University, ultimately receiving a Doctor of Economics, according to state media.
His early government positions included governor of Henan province and party leadership roles in Liaoning province, state media said.
Li became a member of the highest circle of power, the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee Politburo Standing Committee, in 2007, according to state media. Li was vice premier from 2008 to 2013.
CSEBA expressed condolences to INTERNATIONAL DEPARTMENT OF THE CPC CENTRAL COMMITTEE
Mr. Peng Yong, President of CECC
Dear Members of the Central Committee,
Former Premier Li Keqiang's passing is not only a great loss for the People's Republic of China but also for the entire world. His role as a statesman and a proponent of peaceful coexistence and cooperation on the global stage will be sorely missed. His legacy will continue to inspire leaders and citizens alike to work towards a more prosperous, harmonious, and sustainable world.
Please accept our sincerest condolences, and may Former Premier Li Keqiang's memory be a source of inspiration for us all. Our hope is that the ideals and values he embodied will continue to guide the future of China and its role in the international communit