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Top legislator stresses reform, rule of law

03-13-2014 12:53 BJT Special Report: China’s Leaders |
Special Report: 2014 NPC & CPPCC Sessions |

China's top legislator, Zhang Dejiang has stressed reform and rule of law as the National People's Congress concluded its annual session Thursday morning.

He says the NPC will continue to safeguard rule of law and authority of the Constitution and laws. It will also strive to listen to call of the people and respond to their requests. The top legislature has pledged to continue to improve the NPC’s working mechanism.

Zhang Dejiang, chairman of the Standing Committee of China's National
People's Congress (NPC), presides over the closing meeting of the second
annual session of China's 12th NPC at the Great Hall of the People in
Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2014. (Xinhua/Li Xueren)

The NPC has also reviewed and, with a majority vote, it approved a number of important documents, including the government work report, the national economic and social development plan and the central government's budget. They also endorsed the work reports of the NPC Standing Committee, the Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate.

At the end of Zhang’s speech, he called on NPC deputies to make joint efforts and strengthen confidence in China’s reform.


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