On both sides of the avenue from the People’s Liberation Army’s General Hospital to the Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery, ordinary Chinese people on Dec. 6 bade farewell and paid tribute to Jiang, who passed away last Wednesday and had been Chinse President from 1990 to 2003. Under his administration, China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001. Caption by TMTPost; Photo by Xinhua
BEIJING, December 6 (TMTPOST) -- Ordinary people lined the street from the Chinese PLA General Hospital to the Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery to pay respects to fromer president Jiang Zemin, who passed away last Wednesday.
Under his administration, China achieved nearly double-digit economic growth for over a dedade and joined the World Trade Orgnaziation in 2001. The engineer-turned statesmen won many hearts across China with his easygoing style and passions for science, music and books.
Chinese President Xi Jinping expresses deep condolences to Jiang Zemin's wife Wang Yeping and other relatives in Beijing, the capital of China, Dec. 5, 2022. (Xinhua)
The hearse carrying Jiang Zemin's remains journey the street lined by mourning people.
Hang Shush, a resident of Yangzhou, the hometown of Jiang, expresses his deep sorrow for the former leader's passing.