Following is the full text of the Report on the Work of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), which was delivered by Chairman Zhang Dejiang of the NPC Standing Committee on March 8, 2015 for review at the Third Session of the 12th NPC and adopted on March 15, 2015:
REPORT ON THE WORK OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE OF THE NATIONAL PEOPLE'S CONGRESS
Delivered at the Third Session of the 12th National People's Congress on March 8, 2015
Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress
On behalf of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), I now present to you this report on the work of the Standing Committee for your deliberation.
Major Work of the Past Year
In 2014, under the firm leadership of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) with Comrade Xi Jinping as General Secretary, the Standing Committee has been comprehensively implementing the guidelines of the 18th National Party Congress and the third and fourth plenary sessions of the 18th CPC Central Committee; following the guidance of Deng Xiaoping Theory, the important thought of Three Represents, and the Scientific Outlook on Development; and fully putting into practice the guiding principles from General Secretary Xi Jinping's major speeches. We have been focusing on the overall work of the Party and country as we have performed our functions and powers in accordance with the law, fully playing our role as the country's highest organ of state power and conscientiously working to ensure the accomplishment of all our tasks as set forth by the Second Session of the 12th NPC. As a result, we have made new progress and achievements in all our work.