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The 16th National People’s Congress of Dalian Convenes the 2nd Meeting on January 9, 2019.


Yesterday, Jiang Jianguo, the secretary-general and spokesman of the standing committee of National People’s Congress (NPC) of Dalian, announced that the 16th Dalian National People’s Congress would convene the 2nd meeting on January 9, 2019. The preparations are going smoothly, and 453 NPC representatives are expected to attend the meeting, the spokesman said.


It is an important meeting convened against the background that the whole city is devoted to further implementing Xi Jinping’s thoughts on socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, as well as the spirits of the 19th


National Congress of the Communist Party of China; and it is an important meeting because it convenes when the people are comprehensively implementing the spirits of the 8th plenary meeting hosted by the 12th Communist Party of China (CPC) Committee of Dalian, and when the people are further promoting Dalian’s overall development; it is a great event in the people’s political life in Dalian; thus it is of great significance, Jiang Jianguo said.


The representatives will hear and examine six reports including work reports from the NPC standing committee, the municipal government, the people’s court and the people’s procuratorate, as well as reports on fiscal budget, as well as the plan of national economy and social development; they will hear and examine Stipulations (Revised Draft) on Environmental Protection in Dalian; the representatives will examine matters related to NPC set-up; and they will examine and approve the nominations for specialized commissions of National People’s Congress of Dalian.


According to our correspondent, to ensure successful meeting of the congress, Dalian NPC standing committee attaches great importance to preparations for the conference; for example, it has established a leading group for organization of the meeting, including organizing NPC representatives for in-field investigations to learn about the people’s living conditions and their wishes and opinions; providing opportunities for the representatives to learn about the work of the municipal government, the people’s court and the people’s procuratorate so that they are fully prepared for examining the work reports to be delivered by the organs; arranging coordination and mobilization meetings in terms of logistics, security, media coverage, disposal of the people’s complaints against the government work style; soliciting opinions on the drafted regulations to be examined by the congress; notifying the representatives to attend the congress and encouraging them to actively put forward their motions.