Newly-elected Chinese President Xi Jinping
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Xi Jinping in closing speech to Chinese congress

The National People's Congress in Beijing closes with its new president addressing the 3,000-strong delegation.

On Thursday, Xi Jinping was confirmed by legislators as China's new president, completing the transition of power from Hu Jintao.

In the closing session, Mr Xi said he would "be true to the responsibility given to me".

  • 17 Mar 2013
  • From the section China
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