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China's top political advisory body begins closing meeting of annual session

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03-13-2017 13:50 BJT

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Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People

Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), presides over the closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th National Committee of the CPPCC at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Xueren)

BEIJING, March 13 (Xinhua) -- The fifth session of the 12th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, China's top political advisory body, began the closing meeting Monday morning.

Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the CPPCC National Committee, presided over the closing meeting held at the Great Hall of the People.

The closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People

The closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2017. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)

Members of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People

Members of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) sing the national anthem during the closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th CPPCC National Committee at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2017. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin)

The closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People

The closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2017. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin)

Members of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People

Members of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) sing the national anthem during the closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th CPPCC National Committee at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2017. (Xinhua/Rao Aimin)

 The closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People

The closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2017. (Xinhua/Wang Ye)

Members of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People

Members of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) leave after the closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th CPPCC National Committee at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2017. (Xinhua/Wang Ye)

Photographers work at the closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People

Photographers work at the closing meeting of the fifth session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2017. (Xinhua/Yang Zongyou)