He emphasized that the PLA should absolutely listen to the Communist Party’s command and that political correctness is the first priority, that is, the PLA must be loyal to the Communist Party.
On the morning of November 27, Beijing time, the principals of the PLA military academy began training at the National Defense University. Xi Jinping attended the opening ceremony and delivered an important speech.
He said that the military education policy of the new era is to adhere to the party’s absolute leadership over the army, serve the country and strengthen the army, build people with morality, educate people for war, and cultivate high-quality, professional new military talents with both morality and talent.
He emphasized that the principal should improve their political awareness, understand education, be good at commanding, be good at management, be strict in self-discipline, and be an expert in running schools.
Xu Qiliang presided over the opening ceremony, and Zhang Youxia, Wei Fenghe, Li Zuocheng, Miao Hua, and Zhang Shengmin attended the opening ceremony.
All military colleges and universities join the opening ceremony through video conference calls. The main leaders of all theaters, branches of the armed forces, various departments of the Military Commission, the Academy of Military Sciences, the National Defense University, the National University of Defense Technology, and the Armed Police Force participated in the opening ceremony.
This article was published in People’s Daily (November 28, 2019, 01 edition).