Central Leading Group for Military Reform

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Leading Group for National Defence and Military Reform of the Central Military Commission
中央军委深化国防和军队改革领导小组
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AbbreviationZhongyang Shen'gai Zu
(中央军委深改组)
FormationMarch 2014
TypePolicy coordination and consultation body
Location
  • Beijing
Leader
Xi Jinping
Deputy Leaders
Air Force General Xu Qiliang (executive)
General Fan Changlong
Parent organization
Central Military Commission of the Communist Party of China
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The Leading Group for National Defence and Military Reform of the Central Military Commission (Chinese: 中央军委深化国防和军队改革领导小组; pinyin: Zhōngyāng Jūnwěi Shēnhuà Guófáng hé Jūnduì Gǎigé Lǐngdǎo Xiǎozǔ) is a policy formulation and implementation body set up under the Central Military Commission of the Communist Party of China and ultimately answerable to the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China for the purpose of formulating policies related to military reform. The group is headed by Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China and Chairman of the Central Military Commission.

The decision to introduce wide-ranging military reforms was discussed in the communique of the 3rd Plenum of the 18th Central Committee in 2013. The Leading Group held its first meeting on March 15, 2014.[1]

Membership[edit]

  • Leader
    • Xi Jinping (Politburo Standing Committee head, Chairman of the Central Military Commission)
  • Deputy Leader
    • General Fan Changlong, Politburo member, Vice-Chairman of the Central Military Commission
  • Executive Deputy Leader
    • Air Force General Xu Qiliang, Politburo member, Vice-Chairman of the Central Military Commission

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Keck, Zachary (2014-03-21). "China Creates New Military Reform Leading Group". The Diplomat.