The Communist Youth League of China also known as the China Youth League is a youth movement of the People's Republic of China for youth between the ages of fourteen and twenty-eight, run by the Communist Party of China. The league is organized on the party pattern. Its leader is its First Secretary and is also member of the party's Central Committee. The current First Secretary is Lu Hao (陆昊). The Communist Youth League is responsible also for guiding the activities of the Young Pioneers (for children below the age of fourteen).
Under the leadership of Communist Party General Secretary Hu Jintao, who was also a leading figure in the Youth League, key government positions at both central and provincial levels are more likely to be filled by the League's members and former cadres, known as tuanpai.
Secretary General: Lu Hao (陆昊)
Mother party: Communist Party of China
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