First annual session of 13th National People’s Congress opens in March

Source:Xinhua-Global Times Published: 2018/1/30 22:48:40 Last Updated: 2018/1/31 6:35:45

The first session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) will commence in Beijing on March 5, according to a decision made by the 12th NPC Standing Committee on Tuesday.

The decision was adopted by a vote at an NPC Standing Committee session on Monday and Tuesday.

The session's agenda included a review of the government work report, examining reports on the implementation of the annual plan on national economic and social development in 2017, the draft plan on national economic and social development in 2018, examining reports on the implementation of the central and local budgets in 2017 and the draft central and local budgets in 2018.

NPC deputies will deliberate on a draft revision to the Constitution, a draft law on supervision, and the work reports of the NPC Standing Committee, the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate.

On Tuesday, Xi Jinping was elected deputy to the 13th NPC by a unanimous vote at the first session of the 13th regional people's congress of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

The first session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference will start on March 3.



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