Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC), presides over the 39th chairpersons' meeting of the 13th NPC Standing Committee at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 10, 2019. (Xinhua/Liu Weibing)
BEIJING, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislature will convene a new session on Sept. 17 in Beijing, according to a statement issued after a chairpersons' meeting Tuesday.
Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, presided over the meeting.
Legislators are expected to review a draft decision on conferring the national medal and honorary titles to outstanding individuals in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.