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Spring Festival reception held for widows of late political advisors, celebrities

(Xinhua)

10:51, January 11, 2012

Jia Qinglin (front R), a member of the Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, meets with guests at a Spring Festival reception held for widows of deceased political advisors and other notable figures, in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 10, 2011. (Xinhua/Wang Ye)

BEIJING, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- The National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) hosted a reception here on Tuesday for widows of deceased political advisors and other notable figures, ahead of Spring Festival.

Jia Qinglin, chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, attended the reception, and Wang Gang, vice chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, delivered a speech.

The women attending the reception included the widows of several prominent members of the CPPCC National Committee and other notable intellectuals.

Wang briefed them on the country's achievements made over the past year in social and economic developments, as well as the work done by the CPPCC, China's top political advisory body.

The memory of those late revolutionaries was especially cherished ahead of the traditional holiday, Wang said.

Spring Festival, or the Chinese New Year, according to the lunar calendar, falls on Jan. 23 this year.

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