China's top legislature to decide convening date of annual session

2020-04-29 08:46:21CGTN Editor : Gu Liping ECNS App Download

A draft decision on the convening date of the annual session of China's top legislature will be put to vote at the ongoing bimonthly session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, the 51st chairpersons' meeting of the 13th NPC Standing Committee decided on Tuesday. 

The 17th session of the 13th NPC Standing Committee, which started on Sunday, will conclude on Wednesday. 

At Tuesday's meeting, Shen Chunyao, director of the Legislative Affairs Commission of the NPC Standing Committee, briefed lawmakers on the deliberation of the draft decision on the convening date of the third annual session of the 13th NPC. 

This year's NPC session, part of China's annual Two Sessions, was originally scheduled for March 5 but has been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.


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