Xi at the helm – Endearing cartoon draws the President nearer to the people

xijinpingQianlong.com released an online sketch titled Where Has Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Time Gone? It contains a friendly caricature of Xi and infographic information about the President’s daily schedule.

According to an interview published by The Beijing News, the cartoon’s producer Yang Mingxing told that her team was inspired to make the cartoon by comments Xi made at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. He told Russian media that he devoted most of his time to work, and quoted a song, “Where Has Time Gone?,” which was performed at the Chinese New Year gala.

The Beijing News: 习近平漫画形象“萌倒”网友一片