China's top legislature, the National People's Congress (NPC),
is due to close its annual full session on Friday morning.
More than 2,800 NPC deputies are expected to attend the closing
meeting of the Fifth Session of the Tenth NPC, voting on the
government work report, economic and social development, central
and local budgets, work of the NPC Standing Committee, and reports
of the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's
The lawmakers will also vote on the drafts of property law and
enterprise income tax law.
Premier Wen Jiabao will hold a press conference right after the
conclusion of the NPC session.
The 2,890-strong NPC convenes annual sessions normally in March.
The NPC Standing Committee serves as the executive body when the
top legislature is not in session.
(Xinhua News Agency March 15, 2007)