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 Britain's national security advisor

Chinese defense minister meets Britain's national security advisor

2017-07-21

Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan Thursday met Mark Sedwill, Britain's National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister.

Angola thanks China for economic development: Vice President

Angola thanks China for economic development: Vice President

2017-07-14

Angolan Vice President Manuel Domingos Vicente said his country thanks China for its support of Angola's rebuilding and economic development.

Mozambican president hopes to strengthen cooperation with China

Mozambican president hopes to strengthen cooperation with China

2017-07-12

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi said his country hopes to strengthen cooperation with China in various fields, including defense and security.

Chinese defense chief sets out for visit to three African nations

Chinese defense chief sets out for visit to three African nations

2017-07-07

At the invitation of the Ministry of Defense of Kenya, Mozambique and Angola, Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan left Beijing Thursday for Nairobi to start an official visit to the east African nation.

Chinese defense chief meets with Philippine foreign secretary

Chinese defense chief meets with Philippine foreign secretary

2017-06-30

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan met with the visiting Secretary of Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs Alan Peter Cayetano in Beijing on June 29.

Chinese defense minister attends 14th SCO defense ministers’ meeting

Chinese defense minister attends 14th SCO defense ministers’ meeting

2017-06-08

The 14th conference of defense ministers of SCO member states was held in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, on June 7. Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Chang Wanquan led a delegation to attend and address the meeting.