|Xi Jinping (C), general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), poses for a group photo with female deputies to the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, capital of China, March 8, 2013. Xi joined a discussion with deputies to the 12th NPC from east China's Jiangsu Province, who attend the first session of the 12th NPC, in Beijing on Friday and expressed greetings, on behalf the CPC Central Committee, to the female NPC deputies and members of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) as well as all women in China for the International Women's Day. (Xinhua/Lan Hongguang)
BEIJING, March 8 (Xinhua) -- Communist Party of China (CPC) chief Xi Jinping and other senior leaders on Friday joined lawmakers in panel discussions on the government work report.
The report was delivered by Premier Wen Jiabao on Tuesday when the 12th National People's Congress (NPC), the top legislature, opened its first annual session in Beijing. While joining NPC deputies from eastern province of Jiangsu to deliberate on the report, Xi urged to deepen the industrial restructuring and build a modern industrial system.
Xi, who is general secretary of the CPC Central Committee, called for the improvement of economic development quality and efficiency through addressing surplus production capacity.
Xi said the industrialization, urbanization and agricultural modernization should be pushed in a synchronized way.