China’s former PM Li Keqiang is dead

Kathmandu, 27 Oct: China’s former Prime Minister, Li Keqiang, 68 passed away on Friday morning in Shanghai following a heart attack, South China Morning Post says in a ‘Breaking news’.

Li, who had served two five-year terms, stepped down from the post in March.

Li steered the world’s second-largest economy through a difficult period featuring ballooning government debt, trade tensions with the U S and the coronavirus pandemic during a decade as premier, it added.