Troops in Macao hold a national flag raising ceremony to celebrate the 21st anniversary of Macao’s return to China

Macao on December 20, 2012, the PLA garrison in Macao held a national flag raising ceremony in Macao SAR and several barracks in Zhuhai to celebrate the 21st anniversary of Macao’s return to the motherland and the PLA’s entry into Macao. < / P > < p > in the early morning, the “August 1” military emblem and the banner slogan “warmly celebrate Macao’s return to the motherland and the 21st anniversary of the Chinese people’s Liberation Army’s entry into Macao” hanging on the outer wall of the new port barracks building of Macao Special Administrative Region are particularly eye-catching. < / P > < p > at 7:00 sharp, in the loud and clear singing of “singing the motherland”, the guard of honor escorts the national flag and strides to the flag raising platform. Under the leadership of commander Xu Liangcai and political commissar sun Wenju, the officers and soldiers of the Macao Garrison line up in order to salute the national flag solemnly, watch the bright five-star red flag rising and offer their affectionate wishes. < p > < p > looking at the five-star red flag flying on the flagpole, Zhao Yulian, a female soldier in the communication station of Macao army, hesitated to look away. Zhao Yulian, who has been stationed in Macao for five years, has successively participated in the opening of military barracks, the military summer camp for young students in Macao, and assisting the SAR Government in rescuing typhoon disasters. She said that every time the national flag raising ceremony was held on the return day, she was particularly excited. It is the common duty of her generation to guard the bright five-star red flag flying high in this lotus land. Today, 21 years ago, the PLA garrison in Macao, as a symbol of national sovereignty, entered Macao to perform its defense according to law. Since its entry, the Garrison has unswervingly implemented the great principle of “one country, two systems”, resolutely implemented the basic law, Garrison Law and other laws and regulations, respected and supported the Macao SAR Government in its administration according to law, effectively implemented Macao’s defense, made contributions to maintaining Macao’s prosperity and stability, and won high praise from Macao compatriots. Novel coronavirus pneumonia pull together in times of trouble and challenges this year. The army and the government of the SAR and the community have been together to overcome the difficulties and ensure the security of state sovereignty and the overall stability of Macao society.