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Chinese VP named honorary president of Red Cross China

Updated: 2015-05-06 18:58

BEIJING - Vice President Li Yuanchao was named honorary president of the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) on Wednesday.

The decision was announced after the first council meeting of the 10th general congress of the RCSC in accordance with the RCSC charter.

Han Qide, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, was named honorary vice president.

Chen Zhu, vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, was elected president of the RCSC.

During the two-day congress, which concluded on Wednesday, the RCSC approved a decision on a work report submitted by the RCSC council, a decision on the RCSC's 2015-2019 development plan, and a decision on revising the RCSC's charter.

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