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 Zhang Youxia
Parent organization
Central Military Commission of the Chinese Communist Party

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 and ultimately answerable to the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party for the purpose of formulating policies related to military reform. The group is headed by Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party 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

Leader
Xi Jinping (General Secretary of the CCP Central Committee, Chairman of the Central Military Commission)
Executive Deputy Leader
Air Force General Xu Qiliang (Politburo member, Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission)
Deputy Leader
General Zhang Youxia (Politburo member, Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission)

See also

References

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