Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of China's Central Military Commission (CMC), delivers a speech at the establishment ceremony of the CMC Joint Logistic Support Force in Beijing on September 13, 2016. (81.cn/ Feng Kaixuan)
BEIJING, September 13 (ChinaMil) – China established the Joint Logistic Support Force of the Central Military Commission (CMC) in Beijing on September 13, 2016.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of China's Central Military Commission (CMC), conferred military flags at the establishment ceremony to the Wuhan Joint Logistic Support Base and five joint logistic support centers, namely Wuxi Joint Logistic Support Center, Guilin Joint Logistic Support Center, Xining Joint Logistic Support Center, Shenyang Joint Logistic Support Center and Zhengzhou Joint Logistic Support Center.
President Xi also gave an exhortation at the ceremony. He stressed that that China should speed up its military construction according to the requirements of joint operations, joint training and joint support, so as to build a strong and modern joint logistic support force.
At the establishment ceremony, President Xi Jinping conferred military flags to Li Shisheng and Yin Zhihong, commander and political commissar of the Wuhan Joint Logistic Support Base respectively, and the directors and political commissars of the five joint logistic support centers.
President Xi Jinping pointed out in his exhortation that the establishment of the joint logistic support base and the joint logistic support centers is a strategic measure to deepen the reform of the leading and commanding system of China's military and construct a modern joint logistic support system with Chinese military characteristics, which is of great and far-reaching significance to building Chinese military into a world first-class military and wining modern regional wars.
President Xi also stressed that the Joint Logistic Support Force is the main force to conduct joint logistic support and strategic and operational logistic support, and is a significant component of the modern military force system with Chinese characteristics.