Zhang Dejiang, executive chairperson of the presidium of the fifth session of China's 12th National People's Congress (NPC) and chairman of the Standing Committee of the NPC, presides over the first meeting of executive chairpersons of the presidium at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 11, 2017. (Xinhua/Ma Zhancheng)
BEIJING, March 11 (Xinhua) -- Executive chairpersons of the presidium for China's annual parliamentary session met Saturday for the first time to review important documents.
The executive chairpersons heard a report on how lawmakers thought about the government work report and what to be revised, as well as a draft resolution on the government work report.
They heard a report on lawmakers' opinions about the implementation of the 2016 national economic and social development plan and the draft 2017 national economic and social development plan, as well as a draft resolution on the matter.
They also heard a report on lawmakers' opinions about the implementation of the 2016 central and local budgets, and the draft 2017 central and local budgets, as well as a draft resolution on the matter.
They also heard reports from the NPC Law Committee on lawmakers' opinions about the draft general provisions of the civil law, the draft decision on the quota and election of deputies to the 13th NPC, and the draft methods for electing deputies to the 13th NPC from Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions.
They decided to submit these documents to the second meeting of the presidium.