The 32nd and final session of the Standing Committee of the 10th
National People's Congress (NPC), China's top legislature, is to
convene from Feb. 26 to Feb 28.
An important task at the three-day session was to get well
prepared for the first 11th NPC session, to be held in March,
according to a statement issued after a meeting of the chairman and
vice-chairpersons of the NPC Standing Committee on Friday.
Wu Bangguo, NPC Standing Committee chairman,
presided over the meeting.
Participants at the February session would deliberate the draft
report on the work of the 10th NPC Standing Committee and a report
on examining the qualifications of deputies to the 11th NPC.
Lawmakers would also deliberate the draft agenda of the first
11th NPC session, the draft presidium and secretary-general name
list, and a draft name list of non-voting delegates of the
During the February session, lawmakers would continue reviewing
a draft amendment to the Water Pollution Prevention and Control Law
and conduct a first reading on a draft amendment to the Law on the
Protection of Disabled Persons.
(Xinhua News Agency February 16, 2008)