Reception to Celebrate the 87th Anniversary of Founding of the PLA
The Military, Naval and Air Attaché of the Chinese Embassy in the Netherlands, Senior Colonel Wang Jingguo hosted a reception on July 31st at the Embassy to celebrate the 87th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army.
Ambassador and Mrs. Chen Xu and all diplomats of the embassy attended the reception. More than 200 guests joined the event, among whom were Lieutenant General Hans Leijtens, Commander of the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee and other officials from Dutch government, diplomats and representatives from international organizations, overseas Chinese, and friends across the Dutch society.
In his speech at the reception, Senior Colonel Wang Jingguo elaborated on the peaceful development of China and highlighted that the Chinese Dream was a dream of peace, development, cooperation and win-win. He introduced China's new concept of security and reaffirmed China's defence policy, which had been and would remain to be purely defensive in nature. Speaking of the Sino-Dutch military relationships, Senior Colonel Wang remarked that exchange of high-level visits and deepening of multi-field cooperations added momentum to the existing friendly ties, and it would surely be further promoted in years ahead with unremitting efforts from both sides.
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