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.

China, Tanzania pledge to enhance military cooperation

China, Tanzania pledge to enhance military cooperation

2018-05-24

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe met with the visiting Chief of Defense Forces of the Tanzania People's Defense Force (TPDF) General Venance Mabeyo in Beijing on Wednesday.

Chinese defense minister meets with Cambodian guests

Chinese defense minister meets with Cambodian guests

2018-04-26

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe met with General Meas Sophea, the visiting deputy commander-in-chief of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) and chief of the Royal Cambodian Army, on the afternoon of April 25, 2018.

SCO defense ministers meet in Beijing

SCO defense ministers meet in Beijing

2018-04-25

The 15th Defense Ministers' Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Member States was held in Beijing on Tuesday. Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense General Wei Fenghe presided over the meeting and delivered a keynote speech.

China, Uzbekistan vow to strengthen military cooperation

China, Uzbekistan vow to strengthen military cooperation

2018-04-23

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe, met with the visiting Minister of Defense of Uzbekistan Abdusalom Azizov in Beijing on April 21.

Chinese Defense Minister meets Pakistani Naval Chief of Staff

Chinese Defense Minister meets Pakistani Naval Chief of Staff

2018-04-19

General Wei Fenghe, Chinese state councilor and defense minister, met with the visiting Pakistani Naval Chief of Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi in Beijing on Wednesday.

China ready to strengthen international defense cooperation

China ready to strengthen international defense cooperation

2018-04-05

China is willing to improve defense cooperation with various countries and create a win-win and benefit-sharing global security environment, Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe said Wednesday.