Political baggage: How China’s officials packed for the ‘two sessions’

Source: CFP-Globaltimes.cn Published: 2017/3/14 18:04:11

  • Fatima Mahmut, a member of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) from Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, shows the family photo she packed for her trip to the two sessions in Beijing. Mahmut, an Uzbek lawyer, said she comes from a multi-ethnic family, which includes people with Uyghur, Hui, Kazak and Korean heritage. Photo: CFP

  • Zhao Wanping, a deputy to the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) and deputy director of Anhui Academy of Agricultural Sciences, shows off the white radishes and Chinese cabbages he brought from his region. Zhao explained plans to promote these organic agricultural products during this year’s two sessions. Photo: CFP

  • NPC delegate Pan Chengying from Liangshan, Sichuan Province displays her packed proposal materials and traditional ethnic costume. Her proposals for this year’s two sessions include improving transportation in poverty-stricken areas and setting up village kindergartens in ethnic minority areas. Photo: CFP

  • Qian Niansun, NPC deputy and researcher at Anhui Academy of Social Sciences, packs copies of his books and an ancient medical text in his suitcase. Qian said the rare text dates back to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Photo: CFP

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