BEIJING, March 17 (INP): The Fifth Session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) and the Fifth Session of the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) has gained the attention of international media significantly this year.
Session of NPC started on March 5 while the CPCC was opened on March 3 for which the Chinese and foreign journalists gather here to report on the "two sessions."
For the coverage of these two political sessions received over 3,000 journalist applications, including 1,250 from foreign journalists, 200 more than last year, according to the press center.
China Public Diplomacy Association (CPDA) has also invited journalists from South Asia, South East Asia and African continent on media training program got the opportunity to witness the opening of the political sessions and the work report delivered by Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang.
The 44 journalists from 41 countries on the invitation of CPDA were found excited to gain the opportunity for the coverage of these sessions.
Raza Khan, a journalist from Pakistan said that, it was his dream to report about Chinese political system and especially its economy from Beijing which has come true.
He appreciated CPDA initiative to invite journalists from different countries for media training program which has also given significant opportunity to stay here in China with the different media professionals.
International media was having a great opportunity to ask the questions from the ministers directly and it was appreciating that they were also receiving the comprehensive answers even about South China Sea, China-US bilateral relations, One China policy, Korean peninsula, One Belt One Road, Globalization, free trade and trade protectionism including many other issues of Chinese society.