China has appointed a new commander in Tibet, seeing India battling the Corona virus epidemic. The new commander of the Tibet military zone inside the Chinese Army’s Western Theater Command is named Lt. Gen. Wang Kai. Prior to this, he was the commander of the elite 13th Group Army, considered the most feared of the Chinese Army. This elite force is known as Tigers in the Mountains, who are adept at fighting in mountainous areas. Since then, it is being feared that China is not planning to cheat India again.
China appointed secretly
As reported by the South China Morning Post, China has carried out the appointment of Lieutenant General Wang Kai in a clandestine manner. This was revealed in the Communist Party’s History Education class on Monday. During this time, Wang Kai appeared as the new commander of the Tibet Military Area, which is under the Western Theater Command, China’s largest military area. According to Chinese media reports, Wang Haijiang held the position before Wang Kai, who has now been made a government official in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Wang Kai was the commander of China’s Elite Commando Unit
Wang Kai was made the commander of the Elite 13th Group Army of China in 2013, eight years before today. After which he continued to progress in the army. Under his leadership, this special commando unit of the Chinese Army has carried out several covert operations. The 13th Group of the Chinese Army, based in Chongqing, has a considerable name among combat units. According to local media, the group specializes in fighting in the jungle, valley and hilly areas even in difficult conditions.
Chinese army group has the most war medals
The 13th Group Force of China is considered the only group to participate in combat operations since 1949. Since the Korean War in the 1950s, the group has more war honors than any other Chinese group army. Its headquarters located in Taiyu Military District in central China also contain a bio-data of all the soldiers who have been working since 1930.
Their own fighters took part in the Ladakh dispute
The majority of soldiers in the Tibet Command are residents of Yunnan Province, China. Commando soldiers of the same group are believed to have participated in the Doklam Tanatani of 2017 and the Ladakh dispute in 2020. Their major tasks include ensuring the stability of Tibet and protecting China’s borders with India-Vietnam. Former commanders of this corps also include General Zhang Yusia, who is currently the second-largest commander of the Central Military Commission, the Chinese military’s highest decision-making body.