A new piece of Chinese legislation promises a better deal for the country’s former soldiers. Photo: AFP A new piece of Chinese legislation promises a better deal for the country’s former soldiers. Photo: AFP
A new piece of Chinese legislation promises a better deal for the country’s former soldiers. Photo: AFP

China passes law to provide more support for former military personnel

  • Legislation sets out rules on living allowances, jobs, vocational training, educational opportunities and health care services for veterans
  • Being in the military should be seen as ‘a profession respected by the whole of society’, says chairman of the NPC, which approved the new law

Topic |   National People's Congress (NPC)
A new piece of Chinese legislation promises a better deal for the country’s former soldiers. Photo: AFP A new piece of Chinese legislation promises a better deal for the country’s former soldiers. Photo: AFP
A new piece of Chinese legislation promises a better deal for the country’s former soldiers. Photo: AFP
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