18th Communist Party Congress ends

Updated: Nov 14, 2012 16:11 IST

Hostesses pose before Tiananmen gate on Tiananmen Square as delegates arrive at the Great Hall of the People for the start of the closing ceremony of the Communist Party Congress in Beijing. The week-long Communist Party Congress will end with a transition of power to Vice President Xi Jinping, who will govern for the coming decade amid growing pressure for reform of the communist regime's iron-clad grip on power. (AFP Photo)
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Hostesses pose before Tiananmen gate on Tiananmen Square as delegates arrive at the Great Hall of the People for the start of the closing ceremony of the Communist Party Congress in Beijing. The week-long Communist Party Congress will end with a transition of power to Vice President Xi Jinping, who will govern for the coming decade amid growing pressure for reform of the communist regime's iron-clad grip on power. (AFP Photo)

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