The National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, the country’s top political advisory body, opened its annual session in Beijing.

Communist party of China and state leaders including Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang and others attended the opening meeting.

Top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng delivered a report on the work of the standing committee of the CPPCC national committee to over 2,000 CPPCC members.

The members will discuss major political, economic and social issues in the world’s most populous country and second-largest economy at the first session of the 13th national committee of the CPPCC in the coming days up to March 15.