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Top Chinese leaders have observed a silent tribute for the victims of the Zhouqu mudslide.
A meeting was held early Sunday morning in Beijing by senior leaders including President Hu Jintao, NPC Standing Committee Chairman Wu Bangguo, Premier Wen Jiabao and CPPCC National Committee chairman Jia Qinglin. At the beginning, President Hu Jintao proposed that all the members stand up and observe a silent tribute to the victims.
Senior party official He Guoqiang who is on an inspection tour outside Beijing joins the local mourning activity.
On the same day, other party and state leaders also joined the mourning activity.
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