At least 170,000 officers, ranging from lieutenants to colonels, in China’s land forces would be laid off after two of the existing seven military commands and three army corps were scrapped, the media reported.
Indian troops displayed the banners in Chinese asking the PLA to return to their side.
Thereafter, a cultural programme showcasing the vibrant Chinese culture and traditional grandeur was organised.
Rijiju insisted that India wants peaceful atmosphere and tranquillity along the border and there is nothing aggressive about its stand.
Xi’s directives come in the midst of a stand-off between the PLA and Indian troops in Chumar area along the LAC.
Around 50 personnel of PLA arrived in nine vehicles at Point 30R in addition to 35-odd personnel already camping, official sources said.
Journalists attended China’s Defense Ministry’s monthly news briefing, marking a small milestone.
This is in keeping with the NDA government’s policy to make the border areas accessible to civilians.
The People’s Liberation Army began the 100-day exercise, codenamed “Firepower 2104” on Sunday.
The working mechanism, formed in 2012 was instrumental in resolving the crisis.
One more person succumbs to injuries sustained in the Manipur bomb blast incident.
Case brings back focus on Chinas political elite who are seen as corrupt.
China has never viewed Indias modernization drive as a threat.
China’s education and military authorities have jointly launched a programme to pick up future military engineers from colleges.
People’s Liberation Army is holding naval operations in the exclusive economic zone around US.