BEIJING, June 15 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislature
will discuss two draft laws on island protection and diplomatic agents for the
first time at the ninth session of the Standing Committee of the 11th National
People's Congress (NPC) scheduled between June 22 and 27, according to an agenda
Wu Bangguo (C), chairman of the Standing
Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC), the country's top
legislature, presides over the 25th meeting of the chairman and
vice-chairpersons of the 11th NPC Standing Committee in Beijing, capital
of China, June 15, 2009. (Xinhua Photo)
The NPC session will also deliberate the amendment to
the Law on Guarding State Secrets, the draft law on the arbitration of rural
land contract disputes, the amendment to the Law on Statistics and the draft
amendment to the Law on State Compensation, according to the agenda from a
meeting Monday participated in by the NPC Standing Committee chairman and vice
Lawmakers are also expected to review and approve the
central government's final accounts for 2008 and an audit report on the
execution of 2008 central budget and other financial revenue and expenditure,
according to the agenda.
Also, a report on reconstruction from the May 12,
2008, earthquake and a report on top legislator Wu Bangguo's visits to Russia,
Austria and Italy will be reviewed.
Wu, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee, presided
over the meeting Monday.