Name: 80th Anniversary of Gutian Conference (古田会议八十周年)
Date of Issue: 28 December 2009
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Gutian Conference, officially known as the Ninth Congress of the Fourth Front Army of the CPC Red Army, took place on December 28, 1929, in Gutian Town of Shanghang County, Fujian Province. The meeting deliberated and approved Gutian Conference Resolution, a guideline document for the construction of the Party and the Red Army, drafted by Mao Zedong. The meeting established fundamental principles and mechanisms for the construction of people's army under the leadership of the CPC, settled the issue of building a new-type people's army, and laid a foundation for the political work of the people's army. It is a milestone in the history of the CPC and the Chinese army. Over the past 80 years, Gutian Conference has played a guiding role in the efforts to make Chinese People's Liberation Army more revolutionary, modernized, and standardized.
Monday, December 28, 2009