China's top legislature schedules bimonthly session _ Qiushi Journal

China's top legislature schedules bimonthly session

By: XinhuaFrom:English Edition of Xinhua | Updated: 2017-Feb-15 09:46
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Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, presides over a meeting of the chairpersons of the 12th NPC Standing Committee at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 14, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Tao)

BEIJING, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislature will convene its bimonthly session from Feb. 22 to 24, according to a statement issued after a chairpersons' meeting Tuesday.

Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), presided over the meeting.

Legislators will review a report by the Standing Committee of the NPC, to be submitted to an annual session of the 12th NPC in March.

They will consider the draft agenda of the annual session, a draft list of candidates for the session presidium and secretary-general, as well as a list of observers, it said.

Legislators will continue deliberating revisions to the law on the Red Cross Society, the law on corporate income tax and the Unfair Competition Law, according to the statement.

They will also review a report on the qualifications of some NPC deputies and discuss appointments and dismissals.

 

Zhang Dejiang (L), chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, presides over a meeting of the chairpersons of the 12th NPC Standing Committee at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 14, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Tao)