|Zhang Dejiang is elected chairman of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee at the fourth plenary meeting of the first session of the 12th NPC in Beijing, capital of China, March 14, 2013. (Xinhua)
BEIJING, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Zhang Dejiang was elected chairman of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee on Thursday morning at the ongoing annual session of Chinese top legislature.
Zhang, born in 1946, is a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee.
Zhang Dejiang -- Chairman of Standing Committee of National People's Congress