Meeting Chinese and foreign journalists in Beijing on Oct 23, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Xi Jinping expressed his appreciations upon the support extended by foreign Party and government leaders for the 20th CPC Central Committee National Congress.
“The international community has been following the 20th CPC National Congress with great interest. Political parties in many countries have sent congratulatory messages and letters. Many of which were from heads of state and government, and from leaders of political parties or important organizations. On behalf of the CPC Central Committee I wish to express our heartfelt appreciations to them all,” said Xi.
The CPC General Secretary met the press to present CPC’s new top leadership – the seven-strong Standing Committee of the Politburo of the 20th CPC Central Committee following the first Plenary Session of the 20th CPC Central Committee held in the morning of the same day.
The Standing Committee comprises General Secretary Xi Jinping, Li Qiang, Zhao Leji, Wang Huning, Cai Qi, Ding Xuexiang and Li Xi.
The 20th CPC Central Committee National Congress was held at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing on Oct 16-22. It elected a new CPC Central Committee comprising 205 members and 171 alternate members, and a new Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) consisting of 133 members.
The congress passed a resolution on the report of the 19th CPC Central Committee, a resolution on the work report of the 19th CCDI, and a resolution on an amendment to the CPC Constitution.
Source: Lao News Agency