Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), presides over a meeting of the chairman and vice chairpersons of the CPPCC National Committee in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 23, 2017. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)
BEIJING, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee on Thursday held a meeting of its chairman and vice chairpersons.
Attendees heard a report on preparations for the Fifth Session of the 12th CPPCC National Committee, an annual session scheduled for early March.
Presiding over the meeting, Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, urged political advisors to think and act in line with the requirements of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core.
Yu also stressed the importance of implementing the CPC's anti-extravagance rules at the upcoming session.
The CPPCC is a mechanism of multi-party cooperation and political consultation under the leadership of the CPC.
It consists of figures from Chinese society who are willing to serve in the think tank for the government, legislative and judicial organs.