CHINA China's top legislature to convene annual session on March 5

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China's top legislature to convene annual session on March 5

Xinhua

09:23, December 28, 2019

BEIJING, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) -- The 13th National People's Congress (NPC) will hold its third annual session in Beijing on March 5, 2020, according to a decision made by the NPC Standing Committee on Saturday.

The decision was adopted via a vote at the end of the bimonthly session of the NPC Standing Committee held from Dec. 23 to 28.

The annual session will consider the long-expected draft civil code.

The suggested agenda also includes reviewing the government work report, examining reports on the implementation of the annual plan on national economic and social development in 2019, and the draft plan on national economic and social development in 2020, and examining reports on the implementation of the central and local budgets in 2019, and the draft central and local budgets in 2020.

Legislators are also expected to review the work reports of the NPC Standing Committee, the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate, according to the decision.  

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