CHINA Suggestions of NPC deputies receive responses


Suggestions of NPC deputies receive responses


06:48, December 25, 2017


Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), attends the third plenary session of the 31st meeting of the 12th NPC Standing Committee in Beijing, Dec. 24, 2017. Photo: Xinhua/Liu Weibing

The suggestions put forward by deputies at the fifth annual session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) in March have received replies, according to an official report submitted Sunday by the general office of the NPC Standing Committee at a plenary session of the committee.

Some 80 percent of all of this year's 8,360 suggestions, which centered on accelerating infrastructure construction, providing precise support for impoverished groups and improving the environment, have been or will be resolved, said the report.

The Ministry of Finance, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security will undertake the majority of the suggestions.

The session was attended by Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee.

Deputies of the 12th NPC put forward 41,353 suggestions over the past five annual sessions, which are helpful for officials to map out measures for the development of various causes of the Party and the country, said the report.

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