China's National People's Congress closes annual session

15 March 2019

The second session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) held its closing meeting on Friday morning. President Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders attended the closing meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The chairman of the 13th NPC Standing Committee presided over the meeting.

The NPC deputies approved resolutions on the government work report, and the work reports of the NPC Standing Committee, the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate. They adopted China's first unified foreign investment law, demonstrating the country's resolve to pursue a new stage of high-level opening up.

The legislators also passed resolutions on the reports of the national economic and social development plans as well as the central and local budgets, and approved the resignation of NPC Standing Committee member. The NPC is the country's highest organ of power through which the Chinese people exercise their state power.