The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is scheduled to open at 9 a.m. on October 18 at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, the media center of the congress announced on October 16.
The opening ceremony will be broadcast live on China Central Television, it said.
A total of 2,287 delegates have been selected from across China to attend the congress.
The CPC national congress, usually held every five years, unveils new leadership and sets a blueprint for national development for the next five years and beyond.
(Xinhua News Agency October 16, 2017)