Delegates applaud at the successful conclusion of the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, which ended yesterday.
Yang Liwei, China's first astronaut who was elected an alternate member of the CPC Central Committee yesterday, is seen with other delegates during the weeklong event.
Li Zhaoxing (second from right), former foreign minister and a delegate to the congress, talks to student reporters from Chinese Teenagers News, outside the Great Hall of the People.
Reporters at the Great Hall of the People cover the opening of the Party congress.
Residents dance to mark the end of the Party congress yesterday, in a Xiuning public square, east China's Anhui Province.
(China Daily October 22, 2007)