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China finishes drafting law on veterans’ welfare

Updated: Oct 17,2018 9:44 AM     Xinhua

BEIJING — China’s Ministry of Veterans Affairs has finished drafting a law on veterans’ welfare and is sending the draft to relevant departments for opinions, the ministry said on Oct 16.

According to the ministry, it will send the draft law to the central and State organs, provincial-level governments and relevant military units to solicit opinions.

The draft law has made overall plans and systematic regulations on the employment, job training and supporting measures of veterans, the ministry said, noting that retired soldiers who fought in wars will receive preferential treatment.

Profiles for the veterans have been established to better support them, according to the ministry.

The ministry said it will publish the draft law to solicit public opinions in due course.