Defense Minister

Gen.Wei Fenghe

Gen.Wei Fenghe

General Wei Fenghe was appointed to head China's Ministry of National Defense at the 13th National People's Congress on March 19, 2018.

Wei Fenghe, male, Han ethnicity, was born in February 1954 and is from Chiping, Shandong province, China. He joined the People's Liberation Army (PLA) in December 1970 and the Communist Party of China (CPC) in January 1972. He is a graduate of the PLA National Defense University(NDU) where he majored in coordinated operations command and was awarded a Bachelor degree.

Wei Fenghe is currently a member of the 19th CPC Central Committee, a member of the CPC Central Military Committee, a member of the Central Military Committee of the People's Republic of China (PRC), State Councilor, a member of the Leading Party Members' Group of the State Council, and Defense Minister. He holds the rank of general.

Chinese defense minister speaks at 9<SUP>th</SUP> ADMM-Plus in Cambodia

Chinese defense minister speaks at 9th ADMM-Plus in Cambodia

2022-11-23

The ninth ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus) was held in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on Wednesday. Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe attended the meeting and made a speech.

Chinese defense minister meets with US counterpart

Chinese defense minister meets with US counterpart

2022-11-22

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe, who is attending the 9th ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus) in Cambodia, held talks with US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III on November 22, 2022.

Cambodian Prime Minister meets with Chinese defense minister

Cambodian Prime Minister meets with Chinese defense minister

2022-11-21

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen met with Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe in Phnom Penh on November 20.

Chinese Defense Minister meets Pakistani Chief of Army Staff

Chinese Defense Minister meets Pakistani Chief of Army Staff

2022-09-19

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe held a meeting with General Qamar Javed Bajwa, chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army, in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, on Monday morning.

Chinese defense chief delivers video speech at SCO defense ministers meeting

Chinese defense chief delivers video speech at SCO defense ministers meeting

2022-08-24

The 19th meeting of the Council of Defense Ministers of the Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on August 24, 2022. Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe attended and addressed the meeting via video link.

Chinese defense minister addresses tenth Moscow Conference on International Security

Chinese defense minister addresses tenth Moscow Conference on International Security

2022-08-16

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe delivered a speech on August 16 at the 10th Moscow Conference on International Security via video link upon invitation.