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Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
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Zhongguo Gongchandang Lijie Zhongyang Weiyuan Dacidian, 1921-2003
Beijing: Zhonggong dangshi chubanshe 2004

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 6/2/2003
Career Data Updated: 7/5/2007

PHOTO: Qian Qichen
Qian Qichen 钱其琛
Vice Premier, State Council
Born: 1928

Career Data

1999 Member, Macao SAR Preparatory Committee, Government Delegation, Macao Hand-Over Ceremony
1998—1998 Chairman, Macao SAR Preparatory Committee
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
1997—2002 Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1995—???? Chairman, Hong Kong SAR Preparatory Committee
1993— Vice-Premier, State Council
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee, Politburo
1992—1997 Member, 14th CPC, Central Committee
1991—???? Member, State Council
1988—1998 Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs CPC, Party Committee
1988—1998 Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1987—1992 Member, 13th CPC, Central Committee
1987 (Head, Chinese Delegation, Border Negotiations with Soviet Union)
1982—1988 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1982—1988 Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs CPC, Party Committee
1982 Special Envoy, Russia, Moscow
1982—1987 Alternate Member, 12th CPC, Central Committee
Spokesman, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1977—1982 Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Information Department
Ambassador, Chinese Embassy Guinea, Conakry
1972—1982 Councilor, Chinese Embassy Russia, Moscow
1966—1972 Worker, Cultural Revolution, May 7th Cadre School
1963—1966 Deputy Director, Ministry of Higher Education, External Relations Department
1963—???? Section Chief, Ministry of Higher Education
1955—1964 Deputy Section Chief, Chinese Embassy Russia, Moscow
1955—1963 Second Secretary, Chinese Embassy Russia, Moscow
1954—1955 (Student, Communist Youth League School, Soviet Union)
1953 Researcher, CYLC, Central Committee, General Office
1949—???? Secretary, CYLC, Municipal-Level Shanghai Municipality
1949—???? Member, CYLC, Municipal-Level Shanghai Municipality
1942 Joined, CPC

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