China Appoints Ambassador Zhai Jun As Special Envoy To Middle East
Umer Jamshaid 1 month ago Mon 02nd September 2019 | 06:07 PM
China has appointed Ambassador Zhai Jun as the special envoy of the Chinese government on the Middle East (ME), Chinese foreign ministry's spokesperson said here on Monday
Ambassador Jun has extensive diplomatic experience and has long been engaged in diplomatic work in the Middle East and is well versed in regional affairs, he added.
The spokesperson said that after taking office, the new envoy would establish close cooperative relations with relevant parties, actively encourage peace and promote talks, and play a positive and constructive role in promoting regional issues and achieving regional peace and stability.
He said that Ms Gong Xiaosheng has stepped down last week and added, "Over the past five years, Ms Gong Xiaosheng has repeatedly visited relevant parties in the Middle East issue and attended relevant international conferences, making positive contributions to promoting peace and stability in the Middle East."