The removal of the 10-year limit on the presidency is part of proposed constitutional amendments announced on Sunday which lawmakers are expected to rubber stamp at an annual meeting of parliament starting March 5.
The inability to understand how the CPC functions has meant that commentators have been predicting China’s imminent collapse ever since the Communist Revolution of 1949. But China has survived, grown and prospered.
Since Xi assumed the party's leadership in 2012, dissident historians have warned that his accumulation of power could slide dangerously into something resembling the excesses of Mao Zedong's totalitarian reign.
Since becoming a member state of Interpol in 1984, China has been committed to developing cooperation with Interpol and other member states, and contributed to maintaining world security and stability, Xi said.
"The Chinese people love peace. We will never seek aggression or expansion, but we have the confidence to defeat all invasions," Xi said while addressing a ceremony marking 90 years since the founding of the People's Liberation Army (PLA).