For the first time after the Doklam controversy, the Chinese army conducted military exercises in Tibet.
Beijing, The Chinese army deployed in Tibet exercised its expertise in the remote Himalayan region, for its capabilities to support arms and inspecting military-civilian integration. The official media gave this information in a report here today. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) conducted this practice on Tuesday, which is the first such exercise in Tibet since the Doklam deadlock.
Giving this information in China’s official newspaper ‘Global Times’, it was reported that PLA had practiced last 13 hours in August last year at an altitude of 4,600 meters. It has been reported in the report that analysts praised the practice on Tuesday and described it as an important step towards military-civilian integration and the strategy for achieving the goal of creating a strong army in the new era.
This practice was done in collaboration with local companies and government. The main point of practice is the strategy of military-civilian integration, which is important in Tibet where the legacy of the Dalai Lama still persists. The report says that there is a heterogeneous climate in the plateau of Tibet and its geographical location is also complex. For long time it is very difficult to provide military and weapon support to the soldiers.
China’s official news agency Xinhua told the head of the Command Logistics Support Department, Zhang Weinlong, that in order to avoid the survival of soldiers, supply, rescue, emergency maintenance and road safety in the odd circumstances, the army called for military-civilian integration Has adopted the strategy.
Military expert Song Zhongping told the Global Times, “The biggest challenge in the fight at a great height is to provide continuous support and arms to the people. In 1962, China failed to take full advantage of this victory due to lack of adequate supply of China-India border conflict. Although local Tibetans provided military as temporary support, but they were not continuing. He said, ‘This practice shows that military-civilian unification is a good strategy and it can help build strong war power.’