Central Leading Group for Military Reform

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Central Leading Group for National Defence and Military Reform
中央军委深化国防和军队改革领导小组
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Abbreviation Zhongyang Junwei Shen'gai Zu
(中央军委深改组)
Formation March 2014
Type Policy coordination and consultation body
Location
  • Beijing
Leader
Xi Jinping
Deputy Leaders
Xu Qiliang (executive)
Fan Changlong
Parent organization
Central Committee of the Communist Party of China
Central Military Commission of the Communist Party of China

The Leading Group for National Defence and Military Reform of the Central Military Commission (Chinese: 中央深化国防和军队改革领导小组; pinyin: Zhōngyāng 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, Chairman of the Central Military Commission)
  • Deputy Leader
    • Fan Changlong, Politburo, Vice-Chairman of the Central Military Commission
  • Executive Deputy Leader
    • Xu Qiliang, Politburo, Vice-Chairman of the Central Military Commission
  • Members
    • Membership list not publicly available

References[edit]

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