|Xi Jinping greets deputies at the fourth plenary meeting of the first session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, capital of China, March 14, 2013. Xi was elected president of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and chairman of the Central Military Commission of the PRC at the NPC session here on Thursday. (Xinhua/Lan Hongguang)
BEIJING, March 14 (Xinhua) -- Xi Jinping was elected chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China at the annual session of the 12th National People's Congress Thursday morning.
Xi was also elected Chinese president at the same meeting.
The election result was announced after a vote of deputies to the national legislature.
Xi Jinping -- PRC president, CMC chairman