Chinese PLA to carry on flag raising ceremony tradition in 2018

Source:CGTN Published: 2017/12/30 18:57:54

File photo: Xinhua

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) will take on the mission of guarding the flag and conducting the gun salute in 2018, according to Xinhua News Agency. 

The first flag raising ceremony of the year will be conducted by the PLA at Tiananmen Square at 7:36 AM local time.  

This tradition was formerly carried out by the Chinese Armed Police.

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