Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrives for his press conference after the closing meeting of the fourth session of China's 12th National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 16, 2016.
Chinese lawmakers on Wednesday approved the country's economic and social development blueprint for the 2016-2020 period, which sets targeted average annual economic growth at above 6.5 percent in the next five years.
Following is the schedule for the fourth session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) on Wednesday.
Xi presided over a symposium on media work, which was attended by the heads of the three media outlets, and about 180 central media officials, Beijing municipal officials, and journalists, editors and TV anchors.
President Xi Jinping has called for greater initiative in publicity and ideological work to ensure "correct political direction" to be followed when major issues of principles arise.
Chinese President Xi Jinping told artists on Wednesday that they should not pursue commercial success at the expense of producing work with artistic and moral value.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has just issued his new political theory, the Four Comprehensives, in an effort to build stronger leadership and better govern the country.
The 13th Five-Year Plan, the development blueprint for the next five years, proposed five concepts for the country's development, including innovation, coordination, green development, opening up and sharing.
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The second Understanding China Conference is being held at Yanqi Lake in suburban Beijing. It comes after China released the draft 13th Five-Year Plan at a key CPC meeting.
Over 40 business leaders and statesmen including former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, and Chairman Eric Schmidt, are attending the Understanding China Conference.