The remains of Zhang Kehui, former leader of the Taiwan Democratic Autonomy League and former vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, were cremated in Beijing on Wednesday.
Xi Jinping, Zhao Leji, Wang Huning, Cai Qi, Ding Xuexiang, Li Xi, Han Zheng and others bid farewell to Zhang at the Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery on Wednesday morning, paying their respects and offering condolences to the family.
Zhang was extolled as a renowned social activist, an extraordinary leader of the Taiwan Democratic Autonomy League, and an outstanding member of the Communist Party of China.
He was vice-chairman of the ninth and tenth national committees of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, chairman of the sixth and seventh central committees of the Taiwan Democratic Self-Government League, and served two terms as chairman of the Taiwan Compatriots Federation of China. Zhang passed away in Beijing on January 11, aged 96, after being hospitalized with health complications.