Senior Chinese lawmakers meet amid legislative session

Senior Chinese lawmakers met on Monday during the country's ongoing legislative session.

The meeting of the Council of Chairpersons of the National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee was presided over by

Zhao Leji, chairman of the NPC Standing Committee.

The meeting heard a report on the suggestions for amending a draft revision to the Law on Guarding State Secrets, and deliberated an updated version of the draft.

The meeting heard deliberation reports on the draft agenda of the upcoming second session of the 14th NPC, the draft name list of the session's presidium and secretary-general, and the draft name list of the members invited to sit in on the session as non-voting participants.

The senior lawmakers were also briefed on the deliberation of a deputy qualification report and personnel-related bills.

The meeting decided to submit the above drafts to the NPC Standing Committee session for further review.