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 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.

Chinese defense minister to attend SCO defense ministers' meeting in Kazakhstan

Chinese defense minister to attend SCO defense ministers' meeting in Kazakhstan

2017-06-07

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Chang Wanquan left Beijing on June 6 for Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, to attend the 14th SCO defense ministers' conference.

Chinese and UAE defense ministers hold talks in Beijing

Chinese and UAE defense ministers hold talks in Beijing

2017-05-18

Chinese Defense Minister and State Councilor Gen. Chang Wanquan held talks with Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi, the visiting minister of state for defense affairs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in Beijing on May 17, 2017.

Chinese defense minister meets with Bosnia and Herzegovina counterpart

Chinese defense minister meets with Bosnia and Herzegovina counterpart

2017-05-17

Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister Gen. Chang Wanquan held talks with the visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina Defense Minister Marina Pendes in Beijing on May 16, 2017.

Defense Minister stresses national defense education

Defense Minister stresses national defense education

2017-05-14

Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan has called on military and governments at all levels to strengthen national defense education with practical measures.

Chinese defense minister meets with Belarusian guest

Chinese defense minister meets with Belarusian guest

2017-04-28

General Chang Wanquan, Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister, met with Stanislav Zas, state secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Belarus, in Beijing on Wednesday afternoon.