Mainland diplomat takes up post

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 27 July, 2000, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 27 July, 2000, 12:00am

Cui Zhanqiao, a veteran diplomat, has been made deputy commissioner of Beijing's Foreign Ministry in the SAR, replacing Liu Hongxiao. Mr Cui, from Liaoning province, joined the Foreign Ministry in 1965 after college graduation. He has worked at embassies in the former East Germany, France, Barbados, Singapore and the United States.