The 10th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) held its 49th meeting of the chairman and vice chairpersons on Sunday, to propose that the First Session of the 11th CPPCC National Committee would open on Mar. 3, 2008.
The proposal was included in a draft resolution that will be handed over to the forthcoming 20th meeting of the Standing Committee of the 10th CPPCC National Committee for checking.
The CPPCC National Committee, the top advisory body in China, elects new leaders every five years. The current leaders of the 10th CPPCC National Committee were elected in March, 2003.
(Xinhua News Agency December 31, 2007)