China news network client Beijing on December 3 (Lang Lang) There is less than a month to go before 2021, and the provincial-level two sessions in 2021 have been put on the agenda. So far, at least 16 provinces have set the dates for the 2021 provincial people’s congresses, mostly in mid-to-late January.
More than 10 provinces clear provincial local two sessions time
Recently, the standing committees of provincial-level people’s congresses in many provinces across the country have held meetings one after another, and the time schedule of provincial-level people’s congresses in 2021 has also been announced. As of Dec 2, at least 16 provinces have revealed the dates for the 2021 provincial people’s congresses, according to information that has been made public.
Since the 2021 Chinese New Year falls on February 12, provinces that have announced the dates of the NPC will hold their meetings before the 2021 Chinese New Year. According to the information disclosed so far, the NPC session in Henan province will be held the earliest, scheduled to open on January 18.
The second half of January 2021 is the intensive period of the provincial two sessions. The 16 provinces that have announced the meeting time are all scheduled to hold the meeting in mid – to late January.
For example, the NPC sessions of Shanxi and Liaoning provinces will be held on the same day on Jan 20, 2021, while those of Shaanxi and Jiangxi provinces will be held on Jan 26. In Yunnan, Guangxi, Shandong, Inner Mongolia, Hubei, Jiangsu and Ningxia, the dates of the NPC sessions are still vague, with “mid”, “late” or “mid – to late” scheduled.
It is worth mentioning that for the meeting time, some places have also made special explanation. For example, after Liaoning made clear the time for the 2021 provincial people’s congress, it stressed that in case of any change in the time for the fifth session of the 13th provincial people’s congress and related matters, it was suggested that the standing committee of the provincial people’s congress authorize the directors’ meeting to study and make a decision.
In the aspect of the CPPCC session, according to the usual practice in previous years, the provincial political association meeting usually opens one or two days before the provincial people’s congress. For example, at present, Henan Province has specified that the CPPCC session will be held on January 17, 2021.