The presidium of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China’s top political advisory body, met on Friday to prepare for coming sessions.

The meeting was presided over by Yu Zhengsheng, chairman of the CPPCC National Committee.

The presidium adopted the draft decision on convening the first annual session of the 13th CPPCC National Committee, draft agenda and schedule of the session, a draft report on proposals by the Standing Committee of the 12th CPPCC National Committee and a plan of the CPPCC National Committee’s external exchanges in 2018.

The meeting also reviewed documents such as a summary of the CPPCC National Committee’s communication and exchanges with foreign countries and organizations and decided to submit these documents to the 24th meeting of the 12th CPPCC National Committee.

Members of the presidium were also briefed on the outcome of the Central Economic Work Conference, which concluded on Wednesday.