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Ambassador Xiao Qian

Ambassador of the People's Republic of China
Address to the National Press Club of Australia
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Wednesday, 10 August 2022

Arrival 11:30am, Lunch served 12pm, Address commences 12:30pm, Concludes 1:30pm

The National Press Club of Australia

HE Xiao Qian, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China, will Address the National Press Club of Australia. This is an NPC full member exclusive event. 


XIAO Qian, male, born in November 1964. University Graduate.

1986-1990 Staff Member, Attaché, Chinese Embassy in Ethiopia

1990-1993 Attaché, Third Secretary, Department of Asian Affairs of Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1993-1996 Third Secretary, Second Secretary, Chinese Embassy in the Republic of India

1996-2000 Second Secretary, Deputy Director, Director, Department of Asian Affairs of Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2000-2003 Counselor, Chinese Embassy in the United States of America 2003-2006 Counselor, Chinese Embassy in the Republic of the Philippines

2006-2012 Counselor, General Office of Ministry of Foreign Affairs 2012-2015 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to Hungary

2015-2016 Deputy Representative on Korean Peninsular Affairs and Ambassador on Asian Affairs of Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2016-2017 Director-General of the Department of Asian Affairs and Deputy Representative on Korean Peninsular Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2017-2021 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to the Republic of Indonesia

2022- Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to the Commonwealth of Australia Married, with one daughter


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