Defense Minister

Defense Minister

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 holds phone talks with S. Korean counterpart

Chinese Defense Minister holds phone talks with S. Korean counterpart

2020-10-21

Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe on Wednesday held phone talks with Suh Wook, defense minister of the Republic of Korea (ROK).

Chinese defense minister meets with Indonesian counterpart in Jakarta

Chinese defense minister meets with Indonesian counterpart in Jakarta

2020-09-09

The visiting Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense General Wei Fenghe met with Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto in Jakarta on September 8.

Malaysian PM meets Chinese defense minister on bilateral cooperation

Malaysian PM meets Chinese defense minister on bilateral cooperation

2020-09-08

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin met with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe here Monday and the two sides discussed bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

Chinese defense minister holds phone talk with US counterpart

Chinese defense minister holds phone talk with US counterpart

2020-08-07

Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense General Wei Fenghe held a phone talk with the US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper on Thursday.

Chinese defense minister attends Russian V-Day parade

Chinese defense minister attends Russian V-Day parade

2020-06-24

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe leads a delegation to attend the military parade marking the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory against the Nazis in World War II in Russia from June 23 to 25.

Chinese defense minister holds phone talks with Russian, Cambodian counterparts

Chinese defense minister holds phone talks with Russian, Cambodian counterparts

2020-05-09

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe on Friday held separate phone talks with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Tea Banh.