Source: Xinhua

03-15-2008 11:13

Special Report:   2008 NPC & CPPCC sessions

BEIJING, March 15 (Xinhua) -- Wu Bangguo was elected chairman of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee on Saturday morning at the ongoing annual session of Chinese top legislature.

Wu, born in 1941, had been chairman of the 10th NPC Standing Committee since March 2003.

He is also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee.