Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

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

Recent Travel & Appearances

11 Feb 10 Hu Jintao and other senior Party and government officials visited a number of former leaders and extended their best wishes to them, ahead of the Lunar New Year.
01 Oct 09 Hu Jintao addressed the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
30 Sep 09 Wen Jiabao and top leaders attended a grand reception to mark the founding anniversary of the People's Republic.
28 Sep 09 Hu Jintao and other top leaders watched a large-scale musical epic.
19 Sep 09 Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin visited an exhibition showcasing the achievements New China has made in the past six decades.
16 Oct 06 Hu Jintao visited an exhibition marking the 70th anniversary of the Long March.
03 Sep 05 Hu Jintao delivered a speech at a meeting marking the 60th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-fascist War.
11 Oct 04 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Kofi Annan (Secretary-General of the United Nations)
Qian Qichen met with UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
26 Apr 04 Travelled to Shanghai Municipality
Zeng Qinghong made a speech at the opening ceremony of the 60th session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
13 Nov 03 Travelled to USA, Washington D.C. and met with the following:
Dick Cheney (Vice-President of the United States)
Qian Qichen met with vice president of the US, Richard Cheney.

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