China's top legislature and the country's top political advisory body, begin their meetings this week. Known as the Two Sessions, the annual gathering of thousands of delegates and advisers is a major political and policy event in China.
CGTN correspondent Han Peng explains the importance of this year's gathering to Anand Naidoo on The Heat.
COVID-19 remains a key concern for China, as the country slowly reopens.
Sourabh Gupta, a senior Asia-Pacific policy specialist at the Institute for China-America Studies, breaks down how China's response to the pandemic played a key role in being able to hold the Two Sessions.