Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

People's Daily Online

XINHUA Online (China View)

China Military

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/22/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/22/2018

PHOTO: Wei Fenghe
Wei Fenghe 魏凤和
Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee; Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission; Minister, Ministry of National Defense; State Councilor, State Council
Born: 1954

Recent Travel & Appearances

08 Sep 20 Wei Fenghe met with Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto in Jakarta,, Discussed bilateral ties and cooperation between the two militaries.
06 Aug 20 Wei Fenghe had a phone call with U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, they discussed bilateral military relations and exchanges.
12 May 20 Wei Fenghe talked on the phone with the Indonesian Minister of Defense Prabowo Subianto.
26 Nov 19 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Tibor Benko (Hungarian Defense Minister)
Chinese defense minister meets foreign guests
30 Jul 19 Defense ministry holds reception to celebrate PLA founding anniversary
02 Jun 19 Travelled to Singapore, Singapore City
Wei Fenghe says construction on South China Sea islands is its legitimate right and is purely defensive in nature
31 May 19 Travelled to Singapore, Singapore City and met with the following:
Patrick Shanahan (U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense)
Wei Fenghe held talks with U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan prior to 18th Shangri-La Dialogue
25 Mar 19 Travelled to Egypt, Cairo and met with the following:
Mohamed Zaki (Egyptian Defense Minister)
Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi (Egyptian President)
China, Egypt to further enhance defense cooperation
19 Feb 19 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Nguyen Chi Vinh (Vietnam's Deputy Minister of National Defense)
Wei Fenghe meets Vietnam's deputy minister of national defense
22 Jan 19 Xi extends Spring Festival greetings to military veterans

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