China’s leadership sessions
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China’s leadership sessions

Hostesses take pictures at the opening session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

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China’s leadership sessions

Former NBA player Yao Ming, a CPPCC representative, arrives at the Great Hall of the People for the opening session of the conference.

 

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China’s leadership sessions

Attendants bring refreshments for delegates gathered for the opening session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

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China’s leadership sessions

Police patrol Tiananmen Square during the opening session of the conference in Beijing.

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China’s leadership sessions

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army band plays during the opening session of the conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

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China’s leadership sessions

Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and Premier Li Keqiang talk after the opening session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference in Beijing.

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