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Xu Caihou visits children at GLD May 1 Kindergarten and PLA Navy General Hospital

By An Puzhong and Yin Hang (PLA Daily)

08:22, June 01, 2012

On the eve of the International Children's Day (June 1), Xu Caihou, member of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and vice chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), went to the May 1 Kindergarten of the General Logistics Department (GLD) of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the PLA Navy General Hospital on May 30, 2012 to extend holiday greetings to the children and show gratitude and appreciation to the PLA preschool teachers and the medical workers who has contributed to treating children suffering from congenital heart disease in ethnic group areas such as the Tibet.

The GLD May 1 Kindergarten has just been expanded in May 2012. Xu Caihou visited the newly constructed areas and teaching facilities and watched children's shows.

The PLA Navy General Hospital undertakes the task of treating 35 Tibetan children suffering from congenital heart disease. Xu Caihou walked into the wards, visited each child being treated there and gave every one of them a holiday gift.

Liao Xilong, member of the CMC and director of the GLD, and Wu Shengli, member of the CMC and commander of the PLA Navy, visited the children together with Xu Caihou.


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