CPC discipline watchdog holds key plenum, approves work report

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Wang Qishan (2nd L), a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and secretary of the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), addresses the Eighth Plenary Session of the 18th CCDI of the CPC in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 9, 2017. (Xinhua/Ding Lin)

BEIJING, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- The 18th Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Monday held its Eighth Plenary Session, according to a statement issued after the meeting.

The meeting discussed and approved a work report to be submitted by the CCDI to the 19th CPC National Congress, scheduled to open on Oct. 18, it said.

The report will also be submitted to the Seventh Plenary Session of the 18th CPC Central Committee, which will be held on Oct. 11, for discussion.

Wang Qishan, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and secretary of CCDI, addressed the meeting.

A total of 119 members of the CCDI attended the meeting, and 12 attendees were also present as non-voting participants.

The punishment of two senior officials for discipline violations was also approved at the meeting.

Li Gang was placed on one-year probation within the Party and Qu Shuhui was given two years of probation within the Party due to "serious violations of Party discipline," said the statement.

The decisions were made by the CCDI Standing Committee earlier and approved at the Monday meeting.

Members of the CCDI also adopted a decision to remove the CCDI membership of Liu Shengjie.

Wang Qishan, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and secretary of the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI), addresses the Eighth Plenary Session of the 18th CCDI of the CPC in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 9, 2017. (Xinhua/Ding Lin)