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Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
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Revision History:

Biography Revised: 8/28/2017
Career Data Updated: 8/28/2017

PHOTO: Fang Fenghui
Fang Fenghui 房峰辉
Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee; Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
Born: 1951

Biography

Fang Fenghui, male, Han nationality, is a native of Xianyang, Shaanxi Province. He was born in 1951, graduated from university of national defense. He joined the PLA in 1968. He was promoted as major general in 1998 and lieutenant general in 2005. In 2003, he became a member of standing committee of Guangzhou military area command and the chief of stuff of Guangzhou military area command. In 2007, Fang was promoted as the commander of Beijing military area command. He was a member of 17th CPC Central Committee. He is a member of the 18th CPC Central Committee and a member of the 18th CPC Central Military Commission. From 2012 to 2017 he was Chief of the General Staff of the PLA Headquarters of the General Staff.

Career Data

2012— Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee, Central Military Commission
2012—2017 Chief of the General Staff, PLA, Headquarters of the General Staff
2012— Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2010— General, PLA
2008—2013 Deputy, 11th NPC
2007—2012 Commander, PLA, Regions, Beijing Military Region Beijing Municipality
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2007—2012 Deputy Secretary, PLA, Regions, Beijing Military Region CPC, Party Committee Beijing Municipality
2005—2010 Lieutenant General, PLA
2003—2007 Member, PLA, Regions, Guangzhou Military Region CPC, Party Committee Guangdong Province, Guangzhou City
2003—2007 Chief-of-Staff, PLA, Regions, Guangzhou Military Region Guangdong Province, Guangzhou City
1999—2003 Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, Army (or Ground Force)
1998—2005 Major General, PLA
1997—1999 Deputy Commander, PLA, Services and Arms, Army (or Ground Force)
1968 Joined, PLA


Recent Travel & Appearances

14 Sep 17 Two senior PLA officers get new appointments
21 Jun 17 Travelled to USA, Washington D.C. and met with the following:
Rex Tillerson (U.S. Secretary of State)
James Mattis (Secretary of Defense)
China, U.S. kick off inaugural diplomatic, security dialogue
30 May 17 Travelled to Thailand, Bangkok and met with the following:
Prayut Chan-o-cha (Thai Prime Minister)
Thailand, China vow to push forward all-round development of military ties
30 May 17 Travelled to Thailand, Bangkok and met with the following:
Surapong Suwana-adth (Thailand Chief of the Defense Forces)
Chinese high ranking military official discusses military cooperation with Thailand
17 Mar 17 Was in Beijing Municipality
PLA chief of joint staff meets with Guinea Bissau's counterpart
07 Mar 17 PLA generals resolved to build strong armed forces
21 Nov 16 Travelled to Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur and met with the following:
Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister)
Malaysia willing to deepen cooperation with China in various fields: deputy PM
02 Aug 16 Travelled to Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Urumqi City and met with the following:
Qadam Shah Shahim (Chief of General Staff of the Afghan National Army in Urumqi)
China, Afghanistan vow to enhance anti-terrorism cooperation
25 Jul 16 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Susan Rice (U.S. National Security Advisor)
CMC Vice Chairman meets with U.S. National Security Advisor
13 May 16 Fang Fenghui has video call with U.S. counterpart on regional security

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