Top legislator stresses important role of lawmakers

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Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) and a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, meets with national lawmakers attending the 10th session of the 13th NPC Standing Committee at a symposium in Beijing, capital of China, April 20, 2019. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin)

BEIJING, April 21 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislator Li Zhanshu has stressed attaching importance to lawmakers' advice and suggestions in order to give fully play to the advantages of the people's congress system.

Li, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) and a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, made the remarks when meeting with 54 national lawmakers at a symposium Saturday.

Speaking to these lawmakers, who were attending the top legislature's ongoing bimonthly session, Li said the top legislature will take targeted measures this year to improve its work based on lawmakers' advice.

Wang Chen, vice chairman of the NPC Standing Committee and a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, presided over the symposium.

China's top legislature started its bimonthly session on Saturday to review multiple draft laws and revisions to laws.