fredag 4. mars 2016

China’s president Xi Jinping was named statesman of the year—in Pakistan

W ho was the world’s most powerful leader in 2015? The answer is Chinese president Xi Jinping, according to, apparently, the people of Pakistan. This week, Chinese state media has widely reported that Xi was declared the “statesman of the year” for 2015, by the the Pakistan Observer, a popular English-language newspaper. The newspaper sang Xi’s praises in a 100-page, full color report, which explains on its front cover that Xi is the “General Secretary, Communist Party; President, People’s Republic of China; Chairman, Central Military Commission…and much more.” Read more