China’s ruling Communist Party on Tuesday endorsed a second five-year term for President Xi Jinping, Xinhua reported. The party also voted to include Xi’s ideology in the country’s constitution, making him China’s most powerful leader since Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping, reported BBC.

Xi’s second term was endorsed by the party at the end of its week-long Congress. The conference was attended by over 2,350 delegates at the Great Hall of the People, the seat of power of China’s Communist leadership. Xi and his Premier Li Keqiang came to power in 2012, and are now set to continue till 2022.

The party also appointed a new set of leaders backed by the president. The new Standing Committee for China will present themselves in front of the media during a live telecast on Wednesday.