"Commanders and personnel should firmly implement the decisions and instructions by the CPC Central Committee and the CMC with a fighting spirit of fearing neither hardship nor death," Xi said.
He added, "They should also train hard in a scientific way, be brave to overcome difficulties and surpass opponents, and create an elite and powerful force that is always ready for the fight, capable of combat and sure to win in order to fulfill the tasks bestowed by the Party and the people in the new era."
The state-run Global Times quoted retired Major General Xu Guangyu, as saying, " This is the first time since the founding of the country that instructions on military training have been directly issued by the chairman of the CMC, and it shoes that improving combat rediness is now a strategic mission for the Chinese military."
President Xi reviewed assembly of soldiers on the site and training of various troops via televised devices, after the meeting. (ANI)