|SHIJIAZHUANG, July 2, 2018 -- A conference on veteran affairs was held Saturday and Sunday in Shijiazhuang, capital of north China's Hebei Province, calling for better protection of veterans' legal rights and interests via improved policies and measures.
Chinese Vice Premier Sun Chunlan, also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, Guo Shengkun, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and head of the Commission for Political and Legal Affairs of the CPC Central Committee, as well as Chinese State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Zhao Kezhi attended and addressed the conference.
The conference asked for better service system, good support to veterans in job seeking, business startup, education and training as well as proper assistance to those living in poor conditions.
Representatives from Hebei, Beijing, east China's Shandong Province, central China's Hunan Province and other provinces and cities exchanged experiences on veteran affairs at the conference.
China unveiled its Ministry of Veteran Affairs in April.