The National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the country's top political advisory body, will start its annual session at 3 p.m. on March 4 in Beijing, a spokesperson said on March 3.
The first session of the 14th CPPCC National Committee is scheduled to conclude on the afternoon of March 11, Guo Weimin, spokesperson for the session, told a press conference.
During the session, political advisors will hear and deliberate a report about the work of the Standing Committee of the CPPCC National Committee and a report on the work of proposals from political advisors, according to Guo.
The political advisors will be present at the first session of the 14th National People's Congress as non-voting participants, and will hear and discuss reports including a government work report, Guo added.
An amendment to the CPPCC charter and a political resolution on the first session of the 14th CPPCC National Committee will be reviewed and adopted during the session, Guo said.
The election of a new leadership for the top advisory body is also on the agenda, Guo noted.