Chinese President Xi Jinping appoints new envoy to India

He also served as Chinese ambassador to Pakistan

By: PTI | Beijing | Published:October 8, 2016 9:24 pm
Luo Zhaohui, chinese ambassador to india, chinese envoy to india, xi jinping, indo china relations, china news Luo Zhaohui, China’s new ambassador to India (Image source: Chinese embassy in Canada)

President Xi Jinping today appointed Luo Zhaohui, a senior diplomat with previous assignments in Pakistan and Canada, as China’s new ambassador to India. Luo, 54, who had also served as Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan previously was China’s envoy to Canada from 2014 to 2016. He is familiar with India as he worked as third and later Second Secretary in Chinese Embassy in India from 1989 to1993. He had a four year stint as Ambassador to Pakistan starting from 2006.

Later Luo served as director general of the Department of Asian Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2011 to 2014. He will take over from former Chinese ambassador to India Le Yucheng who left New Delhi in April, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

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    JM
    Oct 8, 2016 at 10:25 pm
    Chinese is sending a pak experienced diplomat to India. They know there will be lot of firefighting to do in the coming years. Never trust a or chinese even when they are sleeping.
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    ashok
    Oct 8, 2016 at 7:45 pm
    May the tenure be successful, lead to harmonious outcomes ...
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  3. S
    Sajid
    Oct 8, 2016 at 8:49 pm
    We need to show our best.... Moreover we hv a culture 'ai dev'
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