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NPC ends with government targets set


Source: | 03-13-2009 12:24

Special Report:   2009 NPC & CPPCC Sessions

China's National People's Congress has just wrapped up its annual session. It set out plans and tasks for the world's third largest economy. On the agenda were the government's goal of 8 percent GDP growth this year, and deeper democratic reforms.

The closing meeting of the Second Session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) is held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 2009.(Xinhua Photo)
The closing meeting of the Second Session of the 11th 
National People's Congress (NPC) is held at the Great 
Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 13, 
2009.(Xinhua Photo)

In just over a week, the NPC has finished its session for this year.

But many deputies are still making their opinions heard. After all, the annual political meeting provides a national stage for the nation's law makers.