Fang Fenghui

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Fang Fenghui
房峰辉
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Chief of Joint Staff
Assumed office
January 2016
Preceded by Position created
Personal details
Born April 1951 (age 65)
Bin County, Shaanxi, China
Political party Communist Party of China
Military service
Allegiance  China
Service/branch People's Liberation Army Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg People's Liberation Army
Years of service 1968 − present
Rank PLAGeneral r.png General
Commands Joint Staff
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Fang.
Fang Fenghui
Traditional Chinese 房峰輝
Simplified Chinese 房峰辉


Fang Fenghui (born April 1951) is a general in the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of the People's Republic of China. He currently serves as the Chief of Joint Staff and a member of the Central Military Commission.

Fang was born in Bin County, Shaanxi Province. He joined the PLA in February 1968, at the height of the Cultural Revolution. He served in Xinjiang in his early career.

He was appointed as the Chief of Joint Staff on October 25, 2012.[1] He previously served as Commander of the Beijing Military Region (2007–12).[2] and commander of Guangzhou Military Region (2003–07). Fang achieved the rank of major general in 1998, lieutenant general in July 2005 and general in July 2010. He is a member of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Wall Street Journal, Oct 26-28, 2012, p. 3.
  2. ^ Bo Zhiyue (2009). China's Elite Politics: Governance and Democratization, Volume 17. World Scientific. p. 118. ISBN 978-981-283-672-4.