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China ready for annual session of top political advisory body


16:15, March 02, 2012

BEIJING, March 2 (Xinhua) -- China is in full preparation of the annual session of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country's top political advisory body, said a spokesman Friday.

As of 12 a.m. Friday, 1,501 out of 2,262 members of the CPPCC National Committee had registered at the secretariat of the session, which received 792 proposals and 429 speech transcripts, Zhao Qizheng, spokesman for the annual session of the CPPCC National Committee, told reporters at a press conference.

The proposals cover a wide range of topics that are related with many aspects of economic and social development, Liu Xiaobing, deputy director of the proposal team of the fifth session of the CPPCC National Committee, told Xinhua on Friday.

Liu said the proposals are mainly focused on developing the real economy, promoting small and medium-sized enterprises, boosting domestic demand, and improving environmental and air qualities.

The proposals also cover topics such as increasing food and medicine safety, improving health care system at local levels, strengthening social management and promoting cultural prosperity, according to Liu.

The fifth session of the 11th National Committee of the CPPCC is scheduled to open at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.


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