BEIJING: China’s State Council appointed Luo Zhaohui, a former envoy to Pakistan, as vice minister of overseas affairs, changing Kong Xuanyou, reported China Financial Internet.
Previous to the appointment, Lou has served as ambassador to Pakistan, Canada, and India. Kong has been appointed as the brand new ambassador to Japan.
Luo has been elevated as Vice Minister that displays his meritorious providers within the discipline of overseas affairs.
As an envoy to Pakistan, Luo Zhaohui had contributed considerably to additional enhancing and deepening of the bilateral relations between Pakistan and China. He had exhibited a profound dedication to consolidate the multi-faceted co-operative partnership between the 2 international locations.
He was thought-about good friend of Pakistan. Along with his understanding of South Asian affairs, he was instrumental in selling Pakistan-China relations. For his providers, he was awarded Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam in 2007.
Luo Zhaohui was born in Hubei Province of China in February 1962. His first diplomatic put up was within the Ministry of International Affairs of China in 1985. Between 2006 and 2010, he served as Chinese language Ambassador to Pakistan.
From 2011 to 2014, he was Director-Normal of the Division of Asian Affairs, MFA. He was then despatched to the embassy of China in Canada for two years after which was appointed the ambassador to India in 2016.
The previous vice minister Kong Xuanyou was conferred upon the civil award of “Hilal-e-Quaid-e-Azam” by Pakistan Ambassador to China Masood Khalid final month, on behalf of President Arif Alvi.