Ministry of Veterans Affairs: Nearly 500,000 officers and soldiers were accepted and resettled last year

 Ministry of Veterans Affairs: Nearly 500,000 officers and soldiers were accepted and resettled last year

[Global Times Reporter Guo Yuantan] A series of issues such as the resettlement of veterans have always been a focus of attention at the top level of the country and even the whole society. On the 23rd, at a press conference of the State Council Information Office, the heads of relevant departments of the Ministry of Veterans Affairs summarized the work of this department in 2018.

According to reports, in 2018, the Ministry of Retired Military Affairs implemented the task of receiving and resettling more than 80,000 military cadres, more than 400,000 retired soldiers, 2,400 demobilized cadres, more than 9,000 retired military cadres and retired sergeants.

Bao Fengyu, director of the Department of Transfer and Resettlement of the Ministry of Veterans Affairs, said that in 2018, the national plan allocated nearly 50,000 military cadres, including nearly 7,000 cadres in divisions and regiments, and more than 40,000 retired soldiers who met the working conditions arranged by the government.

In view of the heavy task of resettlement during the military reform, the Ministry of Veterans Affairs has issued a series of special measures and inclined policies. According to Bao Fengyu, the first is to relax the conditions for the location of the resettlement site. Secondly, for cadres of teachersor senior professional and technical posts, the age of transition has been relaxed from 50 to 53. Thirdly, they choose to choose jobs independently, and their ranks should be relaxed from above battalion level and below division level to all cadres below division level, and their military age should be relaxed from 20 years to 18 years. Fourth, military-turned cadres who have served in hard and remote areas and special posts for 10 years and who do not meet the conditions for resettlement in large cities may be resettled in cities at the prefecture level where their origin, place of enlistment or their spousespermanent residence registration is located.

Cao Jun, head of the Department of Supporting the Army and Supporting the Army of the Ministry of Veterans Affairs, said at the release meeting that the VeteransPrivilege Certificate is currently being developed. At present, we are making great efforts to study and design system and standard preferential system and draw up list of preferential catalogues. This list is hierarchically managed and dynamically adjusted. At the same time, we are also developing a unified preferential certificate.

Ma Feixiong, Director of the Department of Ideological and Political Affairs and Rights Protection of the Ministry of Veterans Affairs, responded to the question of letters and visits from veterans, saying that the Ministry of Veterans Affairs attaches great importance to the work of letters and visits from veterans. Once there is a letter or visit, we will deal with it actively, properly and responsibly. If the policy has not been implemented, we should adopt a zero-tolerance attitude and firmly supervise its implementation.

Ma Feixiong said that the Ministry of Veterans Affairs pays more attention to reducing or avoiding letters and visits from the source. In addition, Ma Feixiong also pointed out that compared with on-site visits or letters, online visits have the advantages of low cost and fast speed, and should be actively advocated. A kind of

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