Defense Minister

Defense Minister

Gen.Chang Wanquan

Gen. Chang Wanquan, male and of Han nationality, was born in January 1949 in Nanyang, central China's Henan province.

He joined the army in March 1968 and joined the Communist Party of China in November that year. He graduated from the Weinan Normal Vocational School in Shaanxi province and got an on-the-job junior college degree.

Chang Wanquan is a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee, a member of the CPC Central Military Committee and Central Military Committee of the People's Republic of China, a state councilor, a member in the Party Group of the State Council and defense minister.

Chinese defense minister meets Singaporean counterpart

Chinese defense minister meets Singaporean counterpart

2017-09-22

Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan met Singapore's Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen in Beijing on Thursday.

Chinese, Lao armies hold high-level frontier meetings

Chinese, Lao armies hold high-level frontier meetings

2017-09-17

Chinese Minister of Defense Chang Wanquan and Lao Minister of National Defense Chansamone Chanyalath have led army delegations of the two countries to gather respectively in northern Laos' Luang Namtha, Oudomxay, Moten border and China's Yunnan's Mengla, Mohan border for the first high-level frontier meetings on Friday and Saturday.

Chinese Defense Minister leaves for visit to Laos

Chinese Defense Minister leaves for visit to Laos

2017-09-13

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan left Beijing on Wednesday for visit to Laos at the invitation of Lao Defense Minister Lt. Gen. Chansamone Chanyalath.

Chinese Defense Minister meets with Austrian Chief of General Staff

Chinese Defense Minister meets with Austrian Chief of General Staff

2017-09-08

China's State Councilor and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan met with Chief of General Staff of Austrian Armed Forces Othmar Commenda in Beijing on Thursday afternoon.

China, Armenia vow to boost military cooperation

China, Armenia vow to boost military cooperation

2017-09-05

Chang Wanquan, state councilor and defense minister of China, met with Armenian Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan in Beijing on Monday afternoon.

Chinese defense chief meets with Cambodian Navy commander

Chinese defense chief meets with Cambodian Navy commander

2017-09-01

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Chang Wanquan met with the Royal Cambodian Navy Commander Vice Admiral Tea Vinh in Beijing on Thursday morning.