Political advisory body to hold session next month

Source: Xinhua| 2017-09-26 22:31:18|Editor: Xiang Bo
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Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, presides over the 64th chairpersons' meeting in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 26, 2017. (Xinhua/Yan Yan)

BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Standing Committee of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China's political advisory body, plans to convene its 23rd session from Oct. 30 to Nov. 1.

In preparation for next month's session, a meeting of the CPPCC National Committee chairman and vice chairpersons was held in Beijing on Tuesday.

The meeting passed the schedule and draft agenda for the session, setting the theme as learning and implementing the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), which is expected to convene on Oct. 18 in Beijing.

It is a great political task for the CPPCC to advocate the 19th CPC National Congress, and the CPPCC should build consensus, unite people and pool its strength in a bid to push forward the cause of socialism with Chinese characteristics, according to a statement released after the meeting.

Tuesday's meeting was presided over by Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the CPPCC National Committee.