Article 10 of the Common Program
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Article 10 of the Common Program

The armed forces of the People's Republic of China, namely, the People's Liberation Army, the people's public security forces and the people's police belong to the people.
It is the task of these armed forces to defend the independence, territorial integrity and sovereignty of China, and to defend the revolutionary gains and all legitimate rights and interests of the Chinese people.
The Central People's Government of the People's Republic of China shall endeavour to consolidate and strengthen the people's armed forces, so as to enable them to accomplish their tasks effectively.



See Chapter 3

1954 Poster A tribute to the Chinese People's Liberation Army that defends the nation's borders

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