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, Singapore to boost military cooperation

China, Singapore to boost military cooperation

2018-09-06

State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe met with Singapore's Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Melvyn Ong Wednesday in Beijing.

China, India vow to strengthen military exchanges, cooperation

China, India vow to strengthen military exchanges, cooperation

2018-08-22

China and India pledged on Tuesday to further strengthen ties between the two countries and their militaries.

Chinese defense minister Wei Fenghe to visit India

Chinese defense minister Wei Fenghe to visit India

2018-08-21

At the invitation of India's Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Chinese State Councilor and Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe will pay an official good-will visit to India from August 21 to 24.

Chinese military protests against US defense bill

Chinese military protests against US defense bill

2018-08-14

The Chinese military resolutely opposes and protests Washington adopting the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act into law, Ministry of Defense said on Tuesday.

China, Serbia vow to boost military cooperation

China, Serbia vow to boost military cooperation

2018-07-27

General Zhang Youxia, vice chairman of China's CMC, met with Aleksandar Vulin, defense minister of the Republic of Serbia, in Beijing on the afternoon of July 25.

Chinese defense minister to visit India this year

Chinese defense minister to visit India this year

2018-07-26

Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe will pay an official goodwill visit to India this year, the Ministry of National Defense announced Thursday.