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

XINHUA Online (China View)


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 3/22/2018
Career Data Updated: 3/22/2018

PHOTO: Wang Yi
Wang Yi 王毅
Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee; Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; State Councilor, State Council
Born: 1953

Recent Travel & Appearances

09 Sep 19 Travelled to Pakistan, Islamabad and met with the following:
Arif Alvi (Pakistani President)
Wang Yi met with Arif Alvi in Islamabad, China, Pakistan vow to deepen cooperation in various fields
07 Sep 19 Travelled to Pakistan, Islamabad and met with the following:
Shah Mahmood Qureshi (Pakistani Foreign Minister)
Salahuddin Rabbani (Afghan Foreign Minister)
Wang Yi attends the 3rd China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers' Dialogue in Islamabad
05 Sep 19 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Hajah Masna (Bruneian Princess)
Wang Yi met with Bruneian Princess Hajah Masna in Beijing
04 Sep 19 Travelled to Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Pyongyang and met with the following:
Ri Su Yong (Member of the DPRK Political Bureau)
Wang Yi met with Ri Su Yong member of the DPRK Political Bureau, China, DPRK pledge to further promote bilateral cooperation
12 Aug 19 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (Minister of External Affairs of India)
Wang Yi holds talks with Indian external affairs minister on ties
09 Aug 19 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Shah Mahmood Qureshi (Pakistani Foreign Minister)
China calls on Pakistan, India to avoid unilateral actions on Kashmir issue
01 Aug 19 Travelled to Thailand, Bangkok and met with the following:
Frederica Mogherini (High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy)
China, EU agree to safeguard Iran nuclear deal
23 Jul 19 Was in Beijing Municipality
Wang Yi met with Angolan Foreign Minister Manuel Domingos Augusto, pledge to further develop bilateral ties.
19 Jul 19 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Emmanuel Bonne (French President's Diplomatic Counselor)
China, France pledge to strengthen strategic coordination
13 Jul 19 Travelled to Hungary, Budapest
China, Hungary vow to deepen cooperation, boost ties

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