Xie Xiaoyong. An archive photo
MINSK, 2 November (BelTA) – Former Deputy Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Xie Xiaoyong has been appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of Belarus, BelTA learned from the website of the Chinese embassy in Minsk.
Xie Xiaoyong was born in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province in 1964. He worked in the State Planning Commission of China, in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in China’s general consulates in Khabarovsk, Saint Petersburg, in the Chinese embassies in Russia and Ukraine. In 2016-2018 he worked in the CNPC Corporation, and in 2018-2020 he was Deputy Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. He holds a Master’s degree in literature.
Xie Xiaoyong will replace Cui Qiming who served in this position from 2014 to September 2020.