Before the plenary meeting, executive chairpersons of the presidium of the first session of the 13th NPC held their third meeting Sunday morning, followed by the fourth meeting of the presidium, both of which were presided over by Li Zhanshu.
But this year, the town of Boao, on the island's eastern coast, will greet participants with a totally new look and offer a fresh experience.
Wu Xi, deputy chief of mission at the Chinese embassy, said the 130 cultural relics will serve as a window for people in the United States to learn about Chinese history and culture.
Lhakpa said she is used to overcoming adversity. Sherpa girls were discouraged from climbing, but she was a tomboy and would not be deterred from helping the men in her family, serving as a porter to bring gear to Qomolangma base camps.
Chinese singer and actor Wang Junkai was designated a UN Environment National Goodwill Ambassador in Beijing on Wednesday.
“We must continue to rid ourselves of any virus that erodes the Party's fabric, make great efforts to foster a healthy political environment of integrity, and generate waves of positive energy throughout our Party,” Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, said.
Chinese leaders Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Li Zhanshu, Wang Yang, Wang Huning, Zhao Leji and Han Zheng attended the plenary meeting.