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

Revision History:

Biography Revised: 4/28/2008
Career Data Updated: 4/28/2008

PHOTO: Li Congjun
Li Congjun 李从军
Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee; President, Xinhua News Agency
Born: 1949

Recent Travel & Appearances

15 Jul 14 Xinhua president urges BRICS media to strive for bigger say on world stage
27 Jun 14 Travelled to Finland, Helsinki and met with the following:
Eero Heinaluoma (Finnish Parliament Speaker)
Xinhua president meets Finnish Parliament Speaker
25 Jun 14 Travelled to Finland, Helsinki and met with the following:
Mike Pettersson ( Editor-In-Chief and CEO of the Finnish news agency STT-Lehtikuva)
Xinhua president meets Editor-In-Chief of Finnish news agency #Finland #China
28 Feb 14 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Michel Sidibe (UNAIDS Executive Director)
Xinhua president signs momorandum with executive director of UNAIDS #China
10 Oct 13 Travelled to Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou City
World media leaders meet to discuss new media challenges, possibility of global prizes for journalism #China
04 Sep 13 Xinhua President stresses mainstream media guiding public opinions #China
27 May 13 Travelled to Israel, Jerusalem
Israeli president speaks highly of #China's development #Israel
14 Dec 12 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Achim Steiner (United Nations Under-Secretary-General and United Nations Environment Programme(UNEP) Executive Director )
Xinhua News receives UNEP award for Excellence and Leadership in Media and Environment
06 Jul 12 Travelled to Russia, Moscow
Xinhua president urges readjustment of world media organizations
19 Apr 12 Travelled to Indonesia, Jakarta and met with the following:
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (President of Indonesia)
Indonesian president meets Xinhua News Agency chief

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