President Xi Jinping has signed China’s first-ever decree on training of the country’s two million-strong military, the world’s largest, to improve the combat readiness of armed forces, official media reported on Tuesday.
Xi, 65, regarded as the most powerful Chinese leader after Mao Zedong heading the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC), the military and Presidency, has signed an order to release a trial regulation on the supervision of military training, the first of its kind in the country.The regulation, which will take effect on March 1, focuses on improving the combat readiness of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
It formulates measures to rectify practices that are inconsistent with the requirements of actual combats. It also details the criteria for identifying malpractices and discipline violations during military training. Read More