China News / Former Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang died due to heart attack

Zoom News : Oct 27, 2023, 07:31 AM
Li Keqiang: Li Keqiang, former Prime Minister of India's neighboring country China, died on Friday at the age of 68. According to China's state media CGTN, Keqiang died of a heart attack. According to media reports, Li Keqiang was vacationing in Shanghai for some time. Here he suddenly suffered a heart attack on 26 October. After which he died on Friday, 27 October.

Retired in March itself

Let us tell you that Li Keqiang has served as the Prime Minister of China from 2013 to 2023. He was the second most powerful member of the ruling Communist Party from 2012 to 2022. Last March, 63-year-old Li Qiang was appointed in his place as the new Prime Minister of China. Li was born in 1955 in Hefei, Anhui province. Li, who studied at China's prestigious Peking University, was at one time seen as a contender for party leadership.

Lee stepped down from the post of PM after 10 years

According to media reports, President Xi Jinping had started sidelining him for some time. After which it was said that he would not get extension in his tenure. Same thing happened in March 2023. While Xi Jinping remains in power in his third term, Li was removed from his post.