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Sunday, March 18, 2018, 17:25
Election highlights from Two Sessions
By Xinhua
Sunday, March 18, 2018, 17:25 By Xinhua

Xi Jinping takes a public oath of allegiance to the Constitution in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 17, 2018. Xi was elected Chinese president and chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People's Republic of China earlier on Saturday at the ongoing first session of the 13th National People's Congress, the national legislature. (JU PENG / XINHUA)

The ongoing session of the 13th National People’s Congress, the country's national legislature, has been through two rounds of elections over the weekend. Earlier on Wednesday, Wang Yang was elected chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the top political advisory body. 

The newly elected leaders and top officials will serve a five-year term.

Li Keqiang takes an oath of allegiance to the Constitution at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 18, 2018. Li was endorsed as Chinese premier Sunday at the ongoing first session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), the country's national legislature. (YAO DAWEI / XINHUA)

Li Zhanshu takes an oath of allegiance to the Constitution in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 17, 2018. Li Zhanshu was elected chairman of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) on Saturday at the ongoing first session of the NPC. (YAO DAWEI / XINHUA)

Wang Yang presides over the third meeting of the presidium of the first session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing, capital of China, March 14, 2018. He was elected chairman of the CPPCC National Committee at the session. (LI XUEREN / XINHUA)

Wang Qishan takes an oath of allegiance to the Constitution in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 17, 2018. Wang Qishan was elected vice president of China on Saturday at the fifth plenary meeting of the first session of the 13th National People's Congress. (YAO DAWEI / XINHUA)

Xu Qiliang, front, and Zhang Youxia, center back row, vice chairmen of the Central Military Commission (CMC), and Wei Fenghe, Li Zuocheng, Miao Hua and Zhang Shengmin members of the CMC take oath after their election during the first session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) on March 18, 2018. (PHOTO/ XINHUA)

Yang Xiaodu takes an oath of allegiance to the Constitution in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 18, 2018. He was elected director of the national supervisory commission Sunday morning at the ongoing first session of the 13th National People's Congress. (YAO DAWEI/ XINHUA)

Zhou Qiang, who was elected president of the Supreme People's Court during the first session of the 13th National People's Congress on March 18, 2018, takes an oath of allegiance to the Constitution in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

Zhang Jun takes an oath of allegiance to the Constitution in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, after he was elected procurator-general of the Supreme People's Procuratorate on March 18, 2018 during the first session of the 13th National People's Congress. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

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