24 February 2020 – Postponed annual National People”s Congress

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Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) voted to postpone the 2020 session. The National People”s Congress is China”s top legislative body. The date the congress will reconvene will be decided at a later date.
Full details here: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-02/24/c_138814430.htm