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Chairman and Vice Secretary of the Party Committee of Xinjiang Uygur... News PhotoAll People,Attending,Beijing,Chairperson,Congress,Event,Government,Horizontal,Politics,Xinjiang ProvincePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPChairman and Vice Secretary of the Party Committee of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Nur Bekri attends the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region open session as part of the National People's Congress (NPC) events in Beijing on March 7, 2013. Thousands of delegates from across China meet this week to seal a power transfer to new leaders whose first months running the Communist Party have pumped up expectations with a deluge of propaganda. in Beijing on March 6, 2013. China announced a further double-digit rise in its defence budget on March 5, underlining its military ambitions with Beijing embroiled in a series of territorial disputes with its neighbours. AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)