Advisory: Schedules for NPC, CPPCC annual classes on March 11

BEIJING, March 10 (Xinhua) — Following are the schedules for the second session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) and the second session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) on Monday.

NPC:

— Three press conferences will be held at the media center for the NPC annual session.

At 8:45 a.m., Minister of Science and Technology Wang Zhigang and Vice Minister of Science and Technology Li Meng will give a press briefing on “making China a country of innovators”.

At 10:30 a.m., Zhang Mao, chief of the State Administration for Market Regulation, Shen Changyu, head of the State Intellectual Property Office, and Jiao Hong, head of the National Medical Products Administration, will answer questions from news media on “strengthening market regulation and maintaining market order”.

At 3:00 p.m., Ecology and Environment Minister Li Ganjie will give a press briefing on “fighting resolutely to prevent and control pollution”.

CPPCC:

— National political advisors will attend panel meetings in the morning to make suggestions through consultation on issues of concern, while members from some sectors will hold their respective consultative meetings.

— The 13th National Committee of the CPPCC will hold a plenary meeting in the afternoon, at which some members will make speeches.

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