China's top political advisory body concludes annual session
The 14th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the top political advisory body, concluded its first session Saturday, calling for efforts to pool wisdom and strength to help accomplish the goals and tasks set at the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders Li Keqiang, Li Zhanshu, Wang Yang, Li Qiang, Zhao Leji, Han Zheng, Cai Qi, Ding Xuexiang, Li Xi, and Wang Qishan attended the closing meeting of the session at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
A resolution on the work report of the Standing Committee of the 13th CPPCC National Committee, a resolution on the report on how proposals were handled since the previous session, a resolution on an amendment to the CPPCC charter, a report on the examination of new proposals, and a political resolution on the first session of the 14th CPPCC National Committee were approved at the meeting.
Wang Huning, chairman of the 14th CPPCC National Committee, presided over and addressed the meeting.
Wang said the session, which started on March 4, spoke volumes about the characteristics and advantages of China's whole-process people's democracy and its vigor and vitality.
On the new journey, members of the 14th CPPCC National Committee should thoroughly study and implement the guiding principles of the 20th CPC National Congress and unwaveringly uphold the overall Party leadership, Wang said.
Wang called on his fellow political advisors to uphold and improve the CPC-led system of multiparty cooperation and political consultation, better implement the decisions and plans made and the requirements raised for the CPPCC work by the CPC Central Committee, and pool wisdom and strength to make active contributions to accomplishing the goals and tasks set at the 20th CPC National Congress.