The first session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) holds its closing meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, March 20, 2018.
A J-16 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command sits on the parking apron while receiving power-on inspections prior to a flight training exercise in southwestern China's Chongqing Municipality on March 6, 2018.
Pilots assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Eastern Theater Command walk to their positions prior to a combat flight training exercise on March 19, 2018.
Soldiers assigned to a brigade under the PLA 77th Group Army prepare to board their Type-59 tanks during a recent military skills demonstration.
Multi-type attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 80th Group Army lift off from the parking apron for a night flight training exercise on March 14, 2018.
Soldiers assigned to a brigade under the PLA 72nd Group Army maneuver their Type-96 main battle tank (MBT) on a muddy path during a driving skills training exercise on March 13, 2018.
Xi Jinping takes a public oath of allegiance to the Constitution in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, March 17, 2018.
J-11 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Eastern Theater Command launch flares prior to takeoff for a sortie during night flight training in an undisclosed city of China's southeastern coast on March 9, 2018.
Sailors aboard the guided-missile frigate Fushun refuel a Z-9 ship-borne anti-submarine helicopter during a 6-day maritime realistic training exercise at an undisclosed sea area from March 5 to 10, 2018.
Paratroopers assigned to a brigade of the airborne troops under the PLA Air Force descend with parachutes after jumping out of a Y-8 transport aircraft during a 5-day parachute training exercise from March 8 to 12, 2018.