The 23rd session of the Standing Committee of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) kicks off in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 30, 2017. Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the CPPCC, presided over the opening meeting of the session. Wang Huning, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, delivered a report at the same session. (Xinhua/Ding Haitao)
BEIJING, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- It is the primary political task for China's political advisory bodies to arm its members' mind and promote their work with the essence of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), said top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng Monday.
Yu, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), made the remarks at the opening of the 23rd session of the Standing Committee of the 12th National Committee of the CPPCC.
In a report delivered at the same session, Wang Huning, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, said the political advisory body should take Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era as its guide for work.
Political advisors should consciously accept CPC leadership and uphold and safeguard the core status of General Secretary Xi Jinping, Wang said.
He called on political advisors to build consensus, unite people and pool the strength in a bid to achieve the goals set at the congress.
Yu also participated in a panel discussion on Monday afternoon.
The 19th CPC National Congress was held from Oct. 18 to 24 in Beijing.