Liu Huaqiu, Minister in Charge of the Central Foreign Affairs Office of the P.R.C. Born: 1939, Wuchuan, Guangdong Province.
Liu Huaqiu, male, Han nationality, is a native of Wuchan, Guangdong Province. He was born in 1939, joined the CPC in 1965, and graduated from the Foreign Affairs College in the same year.
Liu Huaqiu spent the early part of his career at diplomatic posts in Africa and in Australia. After serving as a Chinese envoy to Australia, Liu returned to become the director of the North American and Oceania Affairs Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Shortly thereafter Liu became an assistant minister for foreign affairs, a vice-minister for foreign affairs, and then Minister in charge of the Central Foreign Affairs Office of P.R.C. Liu was a member of the 15th CPC Central Committee.
Liu served as director of the CPC Central Foreign Affairs Office and as director of the State Council Foreign Affairs Office. Liu was also a member of the 16th CPC Central Committee.