The report backs up concerns raised a year ago by former Armed Forces minister Mark Francois in a report on recruitment. This found that in the year to April last year, 12,950 recruits joined the regular armed forces, but 14,970 had left.
The Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is a structure so fluent in the modern infrastructural language that makes a good report about its authors in so legible a manner that you just need to be human to read it.
"Government reform is a momentous move for China's internal development and global affairs," said Nasir Mahmood, director general of the Department of External Relations and Legal Affairs at the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization. "It improves the effectiveness of the governing bodies and allows China to adapt to changing times."
Other findings included a shortfall of 2,400 engineers, most substantially among Royal Navy weapons technicians, 800 pilots and 700 intelligence analysts.
When places have been visited, the people have been met and the business have been done it was time to wave China a good-bye and keep the wonderful memories to my heart and mind as well as to share them with the world.