18th CPC National Congress to last 7 days

Updated: 2012-11-07 17:46

BEIJING - The 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will open Thursday and last seven days till Nov 14, a spokesman for the congress said on Wednesday.

The five-yearly event will open at 9:00 am Thursday at the Great Hall of the People in central Beijing, said spokesman Cai Mingzhao at a press conference Wednesday afternoon.

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