Zhang also underlined the role of the people's congresses in realizing the principle of "the people running the country" and advancing law-based governance.
Chinese economy has transitioned from a phase of rapid growth to a stage of high-quality development, said Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, warning that old ways of thinking might lead China almost nowhere and miss precious opportunities.
Under the new command chain, Armed Police units take orders directly from the force's headquarters, which, likewise, will follow directives from the Central Military Commission. The Armed Police Force has been included in the Central Military Commission system and no longer takes orders from the State Council.
China achieved steady growth, advanced reforms, made structural adjustments, improved living standards and guarded against risks in 2017, said top Chinese official on Tuesday in Beijing.