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Zhao Nanqi

Zhao Nanqi (Chinese name: 趙南起 Korean name: 조남기 Cho Namgi) is a notable military and political figure in modern China. Of Korean descent, he was born in 1927 in Chungcheongbuk-do, in present day South Korea. Zhao was a former director and party secretary of the PLA (People's Liberation Army) from 1987 until 1992.

Zhao was ranked three-star general in 1988. He was also named president of the PLA Academy of Military Sciences from 1992 to 1995.

Politically, Zhao was a member of the 12th, 13th and 14th CPC (Communist Party of China) Central Committees. He was named vice-chairman of the Nationalities Committee of the 5th NPC (National Provincial Congress) and vice-chairman of the 9th CPPCC (Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference) National Committee.

Regarding Chinese security interests in the Indian Ocean, Zhao stated that "We can no longer accept the Indian Ocean as an ocean only of the Indians."[1]

Zhao is the father of Chinese composer, Zhao Ying.


  1. ^ "All at sea in the Indian Ocean".  

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