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PLA Daily: A Rich Country with a Strong Army Equals More Happiness and Greater Dignity

On March 12, 2010, PLA Daily or China Military Online published an article titled “Dignity in the Eyes of Military Men.” 

Wen Jiabao said in the government work report at the Third Session of the Eleventh National People’s Congress on March 5th, 2010: “Everything we have done is to enable the people live happier with greater dignity in a fairer and more harmonious society.” Wen Jiabao’s speech aroused heated discussions among representatives of the NPC.

The article writer summarized that the military representatives’ understanding of “happiness and dignity” is “a rich country with a strong army.”  CCP General Secretary Hu Jintao proposed “a rich country with a strong army”as a strategic objective of the 17th National Congress of the CCP. 

Source: PLA Daily/China Military Online, March 12, 2010