China's top legislature to discuss revision to the Constitution

Source: Xinhua| 2018-01-22 20:50:44|Editor: Xiang Bo
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Zhang Dejiang (C), chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC), presides over a chairpersons' meeting of the 12th NPC Standing Committee in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 22, 2018. (Xinhua/Ding Lin)

BEIJING, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- The top legislature of China will convene from Jan. 29 to 30 in Beijing to discuss revision of the Constitution, according to a statement issued after a chairpersons' meeting Monday.

Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, presided over the meeting.

Attendees of Monday's meeting said the NPC Standing Committee session would discuss a proposal by the Communist Party of China Central Committee to revise the Constitution, review the draft of the revision and a motion to hold the first session of the 13th NPC.

The session will also review a number of official appointments and dismissals.

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