BEIJING, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is set to open at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
China National Radio, China Central Television and China Radio International will live broadcast the opening ceremony. Viewers can also access the event at several web portals including www.people.com.cn and www.xinhuanet.com.
A total of 2,287 delegates have been selected from across China to attend the congress.
The CPC national congress, usually held every five years, unveils new leadership and sets a blueprint for national development for the next five years and beyond.