At a major Chinese Communist Party (CPC) conference that recently concluded, plans to build a fully modern army by 2027 on the lines of the United States were finalized. This was said in the news posted here. The official Global Times quoted Chinese analysts on Saturday as saying that the 100-year anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) would be completed in 2027 and that China would build a fully modern army by then. This objective is consistent with national capabilities and will meet future national defense needs.
At the plenary session of the ruling CPC under President Xi Chinfing, the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25) for National Economic and Social Development and its proposals to set “long-term goals until 2035” were adopted.
The Fourteenth Five-Year Plan aims to improve the country’s domestic market to increase consumption to reduce China’s dependence on a shrinking export market, while the outlook for 2035 is the model for the development of the country. country, including military. Politically, this view of Xi has given rise to speculation that he could stay in power for the next 15 years.
Xi (67 years old) became the most powerful leader of the CCP after Mao Jedang. The country’s national defense capabilities and economic strength are expected to be enhanced and meet the 100-year goal of building a modern army by 2027, according to a statement released Thursday for the fifth plenary session of the CPC Central Committee for four. days.
Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post newspaper wrote that the meeting chaired by Xi set a new goal of making the PLA a modern military force by 2027, by then the Chinese military will be prepared on the lines of the United States.
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