Fan Changlong urges to accelerate army building, reform, and military struggle preparation
(Source: China Military Online) 2014-03-07
Vice Chairman Fan Changlong of the Central Military Commission joins the panel meeting of the PLA delegation to the Second Session of the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) on March 5, 2014. (PLA Daily/Zhang Lei)
BEIJING, March 7 (ChinaMil) -- Fan Changlong, deputy of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to the Second Session of the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC), member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and vice chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC) of the CPC, delivered a speech on March 5, 2014 at the panel meeting of the PLA delegation of the Second Session of the 12th NPC.
Fan Changlong pointed out that the most apparent feature of the national defense and army building in 2013 was to start the new march for building a powerful military.
The Report on the Work of the Government 2013 fully affirmed the achievements and progresses made in the national defense and army building last year and proposed new requirements for strengthening the national defense and army building.
The troop units of the PLA and the Chinese People’s Armed Police Force (APF) should urgently push forward the army building, reform and military struggle preparation by closely centering on the goal of building a powerful military under the new situations.