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 chief meets representatives delegation of UNSC members

Chinese defense chief meets representatives delegation of UNSC members

2018-11-26

Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe met here with a visiting delegation of the Permanent Representatives of the UN Security Council member states on Monday morning.

China, Cuba pledge to deepen military ties

China, Cuba pledge to deepen military ties

2018-11-24

Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe on Friday held talks with visiting Cuban Minister of the Revolutionary Armed Forces Leopoldo Cintra Frias.

China, Egypt to boost military exchanges, cooperation

China, Egypt to boost military exchanges, cooperation

2018-11-23

Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe met with Egyptian Military Chief of Staff Mohamed Farid Hegazy on Thursday in Beijing.

China, Vietnam pledge to maintain border stability

China, Vietnam pledge to maintain border stability

2018-11-20

The fifth high-level border meeting between the Chinese and Vietnamese militaries opened Monday in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with the two sides pledging to maintain stability in border areas.

Chinese defense minister meets senior military officers from Myanmar, Thailand

Chinese defense minister meets senior military officers from Myanmar, Thailand

2018-11-17

Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe on Friday met with Myanmar's Defense Services Deputy Commander-in-Chief Soe Win and the Royal Thai Navy commander Adm Luechai Ruddit respectively in Beijing.

China to boost cooperation with India, Mongolia: defense minister

China to boost cooperation with India, Mongolia: defense minister

2018-11-15

State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe met with Indian Defense Secretary Sanjay Mitra and State Secretary of the Mongolin Ministry of Defense Khalzankhuu Batbileg in Beijing Thursday.