Sun Weidong

Sun Weidong (Chinese: 孙卫东; pinyin: Sūn Wèidōng; born September 1966) is a Chinese diplomat currently serving as Chinese Ambassador to India.[1]

Sun Weidong
孙卫东
Chinese Ambassador to India
Assumed office
July 2019
Preceded byLuo Zhaohui
Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan
In office
June 2013 – October 2017
Preceded byLiu Jian
Succeeded byYao Jing
Personal details
BornSeptember 1966 (age 53–54)
Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China
Political partyCommunist Party of China
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

BiographyEdit

Sun Weidong was born in Xuzhou, Jiangsu, in September 1966. From 1989 to 1996 he taught at China Foreign Affairs University. He joined the Foreign Service in 1996 and has served primarily in Southeast Asia. From 2005 to 2008 he was counsellor of Chinese Embassy in India.[2] After returning to China he was appointed deputy director of Asia Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He served as the Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan from 2013 through 2017. Then he was director of the Department of Policy Planning of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 2019, 13th Standing Committee of the National People's Congress appointed him Chinese Ambassador to India, replacing Luo Zhaohui.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 中国驻印度大使孙卫东:落实共识,妥处分歧,推动中印关系重回正确轨道. sina (in Chinese). 2020-07-10. Retrieved 2020-07-11.
  2. ^ Tian Li (田丽) (26 July 2007). 邓小刚会见我驻尼泊尔大使和驻印度使馆参赞. sina (in Chinese). Retrieved 11 July 2020.
  3. ^ 国家主席习近平任免驻外大使. xinhuanet (in Chinese). 2019-08-08. Retrieved 2020-07-11.
Diplomatic posts
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Liu Jian
Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan
2013-2017
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Yao Jing
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Luo Zhaohui (罗照辉)
Chinese Ambassador to India
2019
Incumbent