BEIJING, March 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese political advisors gathered here Saturday to offer suggestions for the nation's economic and social development.
Fourteen members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) addressed a plenary meeting of the first session of the 13th CPPCC National Committee at the Great Hall of the People.
Their proposals cover areas including the CPPCC, employment, fight against bureaucracy, education, judicial reform, targeted poverty reduction, social etiquette in rural areas, disease prevention, cultural communication, maritime assistance, religion, and exchanges across the Taiwan Strait.
Wang Yang, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and host of the presidium meeting of the session of the political advisory body, was present at Saturday's meeting.
The CPPCC is an important organ for multiparty cooperation and political consultation led by the CPC.
The session, which opened on March 3, will run until March 15.