The 11th Panchen Lama shows respect to Liu Huaiyuan (R), vice chairman of the China Daoism Association, in a panel discussion on the government work report of the National Committee of the Chinese's People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), March 5.
Gengtong (R), vice chairman of the China Buddhism Association, offers a hada scarf to the 11th Panchen Lama before the panel discussion on the government work report, March 5.
As a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), it is the third time for the 11th Panchen Lama to attend China's most important political consultative meeting.
The 11th Panchen Lama showed up in a saffron monk robe as usual, drawing attentions from his fellow political advisors.
The 10-day annual session of the CPPCC National Committee opened in Beijing on Saturday.
During this time, members of the CPPCC will put forward proposals to offer comments and suggestions on major political and social issues of the country to People's Congresses and the government via the CPPCC.