They were elected at the first meeting of the presidium.
The preparatory meeting of the first session of the 12th National People's Congress elected the presidium earlier Monday.
BEIJING, March 4 (Xinhua) -- Deputies to the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) gathered here Monday morning to elect the presidium and set the agenda for the legislative session scheduled to open on Tuesday.
It was the first time for the NPC deputies, who were elected earlier this year, to gather in the Great Hall of the People for the annual session of the national legislature. Full story
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