Thunderous applause reverberated in the Great Hall of the People when the election result was announced.
Any outside forces that attempt to "play the Taiwan card" will find their efforts "futile" and will hurt themselves if they go "over the line", he said.
"I pledge to be allegiant to the Constitution of the PRC, safeguard the Constitution's authority, fulfill my legal obligations, be loyal to the country and the people, be committed and honest in my duty, accept the people's supervision and work for a great modern socialist country that is prosperous, strong, democratic, culturally advanced, harmonious, and beautiful," he said.
The mission is expected to find exoplanets that periodically block part of the light from their host stars, events called transits.
The government will also strengthen assessment and supervision of poverty alleviation work and take tough steps to investigate and punish anyone who misappropriates or diverts funds, commits fraud, massages the figures, or does anything else to violate regulations and laws, the draft report said.