BEIJING, March 13 (Xinhua) -- The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee held a consultative meeting to solicit opinions on a candidate list for the election of a new senior political advisor.
The CPC Central Committee said in a statement on Monday that the meeting was held on February 22. Entrusted by the CPC Central Committee, Yu Zhengsheng, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, presided over the meeting.
Yu, also chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, delivered a report on the election of a new senior official of the CPPCC National Committee to representatives of non-Communist parties, the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, and those without party affiliation.
Praising these consultative meetings as a good tradition of the CPC, Yu encouraged participants to fully express their opinions and give suggestions.
Leaders of non-Communist parties and the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce, as well as representatives of people without party affiliation, agreed that the candidate list was made with careful consideration and expressed support for it.
Senior CPC officials Sun Chunlan and Zhao Leji also attended the meeting.