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The Financial Express

19th CPC National Congress scheduled to open at 9am Wednesday

| Updated: October 24, 2017 06:57:51


A paramilitary police officer patrols the area around Tiananmen Square ahead of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, in Beijing, China on Friday last. - Reuters photo A paramilitary police officer patrols the area around Tiananmen Square ahead of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, in Beijing, China on Friday last. - Reuters photo

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is scheduled to open at 9:00am Wednesday at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, the media centre of the congress announced Monday.

The opening ceremony will be broadcast live on China Central Television, it said.

A total of 2,287 delegates have been selected from across China to attend the congress.

The CPC national congress, usually held every five years, unveils new leadership and sets a blueprint for national development for the next five years and beyond.

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