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Women's congress delegates arrive in Beijing

Updated: 2013-10-27 19:47
( Xinhua)

BEIJING - All 1,510 formal delegates and 156 specially invited delegates attending the 11th National Women's Congress have arrived in Beijing, according to the All-China Women's Federation.

The congress, slated for October 28, will deliberate and approve a work report by the 10th Executive Council of the All-China Women's Federation, amend the federation's constitution and elect its new executive council members.

In a preliminary meeting of the congress held on Sunday, all the formal delegates from across the country had been examined and shown to be legitimate.

Among the delegates, 52 from Hong Kong and 22 from Macao have been invited as special delegates to the congress. Each of China's 55 ethnic minorities has at least one delegate to the congress.

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