Xi Jinping appointed secretary-general of 18th CPC Congress

Updated: 2012-11-07 16:55

BEIJING - A preparatory meeting of the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) appointed Xi Jinping as secretary-general of the five-yearly event, a spokesman said Wednesday.

The agenda for the CPC congress has been decided at the preparatory meeting, spokesman Cai Mingzhao said at a press conference.

The agenda are as follows:

-- To hear and examine the report submitted by the 17th CPC Central Committee;

-- To examine the report on the work of Central Commission for Discipline Inspection;

-- To deliberate and adopt the amendment to the Party's Constitution;

-- To elect the Party's 18th Central Committee and Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

The congress will open at 9:00 am Thursday at the Great Hall of the People in central Beijing, and last seven days till Nov 14.