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.

8th China-ASEAN defense ministers' informal meeting held in Singapore

8th China-ASEAN defense ministers' informal meeting held in Singapore

2018-02-08

The 8th informal meeting of defense ministers from China and member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) convened in Singapore on the afternoon of Feb. 6.

Singaporean PM meets Chinese defense minister on ties, ASEAN-China relationship

Singaporean PM meets Chinese defense minister on ties, ASEAN-China relationship

2018-02-08

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong met in Singapore on Wednesday with visiting Chinese Defense Minister and State Councilor Chang Wanquan.

Chinese defense chief meets with Singaporean counterpart

Chinese defense chief meets with Singaporean counterpart

2018-02-06

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan, who is currently on an official visit to Singapore, held talks with Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen of Singapore on Monday.

Chinese defense chief conducts border defense inspection in Xinjiang

Chinese defense chief conducts border defense inspection in Xinjiang

2018-01-29

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan recently paid a border defense inspection tour in Xinjiang.

China, Myanmar to further military cooperation for border stability

China, Myanmar to further military cooperation for border stability

2018-01-12

Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan said Friday China is willing to strengthen military cooperation with Myanmar to maintain the stability in border areas.

Chinese, Afghan defense ministers meet in Beijing

Chinese, Afghan defense ministers meet in Beijing

2017-12-27

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan met with the visiting Afghan Minister of Defense Tariq Shah Bahrami in Beijing on Tuesday afternoon.