China’s 19th National Congress expected on October 18 - Xinhua
BEIJING - The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is expected to convene on October 18 in Beijing. The Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee decided at a meeting yesterday to submit the proposal on the schedule to the seventh plenary meeting of the 18th CPC Central Committee, which will be held on October. 11. The Political Bureau meeting was presided over by Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee.
China’s State newsagency, Xinhua, reported that the 19th CPC National Congress will review the Party's work over the past five years and summarise what it called “precious experiences that the Party has gained from the historical process of uniting and leading people of all ethnic groups to carry on and advance socialism with Chinese characteristics under the leadership of the CPC Central Committee with Xi at the core since the 18th CPC National Congress”. www.webershandwick.cn (ATI).