Zhang Beisan

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Zhang Beisan
Chinese Ambassador to Portugal
In office
May 2010[1] – February 2013[2]
Preceded by Gao Kexiang[1]
Succeeded by Huang Songfu[2]
Chinese Ambassador to Angola
In office
September 2002[3] – May 2008[note 1]
Preceded by Jiang Yuande
Succeeded by Zhang Bolun
Personal details
Born February 1952 (age 65)[5]
Zhejiang, China
Nationality Chinese
Children 1[5]
Occupation Diplomat

Zhang Beisan (Chinese: 张备三, born 1952), Chinese diplomat, is the former Ambassador to Angola and Portugal of the People's Republic of China.[5]

He replaced Jiang Yuande (Chinese: 蒋元德) as the Chinese Ambassador to Angola from 2002 through 2005 under the appointment of the then-Chinese President Jiang Zemin,[6] and was succeeded by Zhang Bolun (Chinese: 张伯伦) in May 2008.[4] He was then appointed Ambassador to Portugal,[5] in place of Gao Kexiang.[1]

On 25 February 2013, the then-Chinese President Hu Jintao announced the appointment of Huang Songfu as new Ambassador to Portugal.[2]

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Notes and References[edit]

  1. ^ According to the information disclosed by the PRC Foreign Ministry,[4] Zhang's term ended in 2005. However it is not the case in his CV published on the Chinese Embassy in Portugal website,[5] and a conference paper presented in 2008.[3]
  1. ^ a b c "Chinese president appoints new ambassadors". People's Daily Online. 13 May 2010. Retrieved 9 Nov 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Chinese President Hu Jintao Appoints New Ambassadors". Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Johannesburg. 25 February 2013. Retrieved 9 Nov 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Indira Campos and Alex Vines (December 5, 2007). ANGOLA AND CHINA: A Pragmatic Partnership (PDF). Prospects for Improving U.S.-China-Africa Cooperation. Center for Strategic and International Studies (Working Paper Presented at CSIS Conference). Chatham House, London. 
  4. ^ a b Former Ambassadors to Angola[permanent dead link] (in Chinese), FMPRC. Retrieved 9 Nov 2013.
  5. ^ a b c d e "Curriculum Vitae do Embaixador Zhang Beisan" (in Portuguese). Embassy of China in Portugal. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
  6. ^ "President Jiang Zemin Appoints New Ambassadors". Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Switzerland. 2002. Archived from the original on 2009-01-14. Retrieved 2007-12-27.