BEIJING, Nov. 29 (Asia Free Press) Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed thorough military talent cultivation to support and lead progress in strengthening the armed forces, Xinhua news agency reported.
Xi called for implementing the spirit of the September central conference on talent-related work and training of competent military personnel for building a strong army in the new era to lend essential support to the realization of the goals set for the centenary of the People’s Liberation Army that falls in 2027.
“Talent holds the key to advancing the high-quality development of the Chinese armed forces, achieving victory in the military competition, and gaining the upper hand in future wars”, Xi stressed while addressing.
In addition, the years since the 18th CPC National Congress in 2012 have seen historic achievements made in the talent-related work of the Chinese military, Xi said.
Xi noted the need to cultivate a new type of high-quality and professional military personnel and stressed upholding the absolute leadership of the CPC over the military in the whole process and all aspects of talent-related work.
“Enhancing the capabilities to fight and win should be the starting point and ultimate goal of military talent cultivation,” Xi added.
Xi emphasized strengthening theoretical and political education, calling the most fundamental political credentials for military personnel Xinhua’s sources.
Xi called for significant efforts to improve military personnel’s scientific literacy and technological know-how to improve their ability to win wars nowadays.
He also urged accelerating the building of first-class military schools and training of first-class military personnel.