People's Liberation Army General Staff Department

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The People's Liberation Army General Staff Department (simplified Chinese: 中国人民解放军总参谋部; traditional Chinese: 中國人民解放軍總參謀部; pinyin: Zhōngguó Rénmín Jifàngjūn Zǒngcānmóubù) is the command organ and the headquarters for the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). It is under the absolute leadership of the Central Military Commission. Its duties include - PLA Operations Command, Recruitments, Mobilizations, Formation, Trainings and Administration.

It has the following departments

The People's Liberation Army General Staff Headquarters is located in Beijing and its current commander is Four-star General Fang Fenghui.[1]

List of Chiefs of Staff[edit]

(徐向前): 1949-1950


Chief of Staff General Fang Fenghui (since October 2012)

Deputy Chiefs of Staff
General Zhang Qinsheng
General Hou Shusen (July 2009)
Admiral Sun Jianguo (September 2000)
Lieutenant General Wan Guanzhong
Lieutenant General Qi Jianguo
Assistant Chiefs of Staff
Lieutenant General Chen Yong (July 2009)
Lieutenant General Yi Xiaoguang
Political Department Director
Dong Shifu (July 2006)

General Office