China's national legislature hears draft supervision law, cabinet reshuffle plan

2018-03-14 01:24:52 GMT2018-03-14 09:24:52(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

Chinese lawmakers Tuesday heard a draft supervision law and a reshuffle plan on the State Council, or the cabinet, at the ongoing national legislative session.

The fourth plenary meeting of the first session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2018. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)  The fourth plenary meeting of the first session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2018. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)

Chinese leaders Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Li Zhanshu, Wang Yang, Wang Huning, Zhao Leji and Han Zheng attended the fourth plenary meeting of the first session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC).

NPC deputies adopted a decision on special committees of the 13th NPC and a voting method for their chairpersons, vice chairpersons and members.

According to the decision, the 13th NPC will have ten special committees, covering areas such as ethnic affairs, Constitution and law, foreign affairs, environmental protection, agriculture and rural affairs.

At Tuesday's meeting, the NPC deputies adopted a name list of chairpersons, vice chairpersons and members of the NPC Constitution and Law Committee and the NPC Financial and Economic Affairs Committee.

On March 19, they will decide on the personnel of the rest eight committees.

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