Wu Bangguo, outgoing Chairman of the National People's Congress, center is congratulated by other delegates as Zhang Dejiang, the incoming Chairman looks on at right, during a plenary s

 

              Wu Bangguo, outgoing Chairman of the National People
Wu Bangguo, outgoing Chairman of the National People's Congress, center is congratulated by other delegates as Zhang Dejiang, the incoming Chairman looks on at right, during a plenary session of the NPC held in Beijing's Great Hall of the People Friday, March 8, 2013. Wu praised the body Friday for upholding the ruling Communist Party's leading role and for rejecting Western models of multiparty democracy. Wu's statements came in his final address to the NPC during its annual session, at which Wu and other top leaders will step down following a decade in power. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)