The 10th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the top advisory body, approved a political resolution at the closing of its second session Friday.
According to the political resolution, the session approved a report on the work of the Standing Committee of the CPPCC National Committee, a report on the issue of the members' proposals, and the amendment to the CPPCC Charter.
The members of the CPPCC National Committee also observed the Second Session of the 10th National People's Congress (NPC), the top legislature, and agreed to the Report on the Work of Government, the draft amendment to the country's Constitution, and other reports.
They spoke highly of the country's achievements in the past year and expressed confidence in the accomplishment of all the tasks set forth in the Report on the Work of the Government.
The CPPCC members reached a consensus that the draft amendment to the Constitution is based on the opinions from all walks of life, embodies the important thought of "Three Represents" and the essence of the 16th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), reflects the common aspiration of the whole people, and accords with the fundamental interests of the whole people.
According to the political resolution, the amendment to the CPPCC Charter is an important event for the implementation and improvement of the system of multi-party cooperation and political consultation system under the CPC leadership, and a major step for the CPPCC to meet the new requirements under the new situation and tasks, which is bound to have a major impact on the cause of the CPPCC.
(Xinhua News Agency March 12, 2004)