President and Communist Party General Secretary Hu Jintao is expected to take over the chairmanship of the state Central Military Commission today after a vote by NPC members. The confirmation will complete the power transition between Mr Hu and his predecessor Jiang Zemin . The state CMC is expected to approve other personnel changes. Xu Caihou , commissar of the General Political Department of the PLA, will be named a vice-chairman of the state CMC. General Xu was named a vice-chairman of the Communist Party CMC last September. Four other generals will also join the state CMC as members: General Chen Bingde , General Qiao Qingchen , General Zhang Dingfa and General Jing Zhiyuan . It is not known if Mr Jiang, 78, will appear at the NPC meeting today.