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

People's Daily Online


Government of the People's Republic of China


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 4/23/2013
Career Data Updated: 3/7/2018

PHOTO: Zhang Zhijun
Zhang Zhijun 张志军
Executive Vice-Minster, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Director, Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council
Born: 1953

Biography Highlight

Zhang Zhijun, male, Han nationality, is a native of Nantong, Jiangsu province. He was born in 1953, and graduated from university. Zhang began as chief of the research office of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee in 1975. He served as director-general there until 1996, and was elected deputy director in 2001. In 2010, he became Executive Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Recent Career Data

2017— Director, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Taiwan Affairs, General Office
2017— Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Taiwan Affairs
2017— Member, CPC, Central Committee, Central LSG for Foreign Affairs Work
2013— Director, Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2010— Executive Vice-Minster, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2010— Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs CPC, Party Committee
2009—2010 Vice-Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2001—2009 Deputy Director, CPC, Central Committee, International Liaison Department
1996—2001 Deputy Secretary, CPC, City Committee Shandong Province, Zibo City

Recent Travel & Appearances

02/05/18 Mainland pledges new policies to facilitate development of Taiwan businesses
10/28/17 Mainland to continue promoting peaceful development of cross-Strait relations
09/14/17 Mainland official stresses common political foundation of upholding 1992 Consensus
06/18/17 Mainland official encourages cross-strait youth communication
02/23/17 Mainland Taiwan affairs chief warns against complicated cross-Strait situation

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