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Travel and Appearances for:
Cao Gangchuan
Former Minister of National Defense
Born: 1935, Henan Province, Wugang

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Show Year:
2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Appeared/Travelled With:
Bai Enpei 白恩培 Bai Keming 白克明 Bo Xilai 薄熙来 Cao Bochun 曹伯纯 Chai Songyue 柴松岳 Chen Jianguo 陈建国 Chen Kuiyuan 陈奎元 Chen Liangyu 陈良宇 Chen Zhili 陈至立 Cheng Siwei 成思危 Chu Bo 储波 Dai Xianglong 戴相龙 Ding Shisun 丁石孙 Doje Cering 多吉才让 Du Qinglin 杜青林 Fu Tieshan 傅铁山 Gao Qiang 高强 Gu Xiulian 顾秀莲 Guo Boxiong 郭伯雄 Guo Jinlong 郭金龙 Han Qide 韩启德 Han Zheng 韩正 He Guoqiang 贺国强 He Luli 何鲁丽 He Yong 何勇 Hong Hu 洪虎 Hu Jintao 胡锦涛 Hua Jianmin 华建敏 Huang Huahua 黄华华 Huang Ju 黄菊 Huang Zhendong 黄镇东 Huang Zhiquan 黄智权 Hui Liangyu 回良玉 Ismail Amat 司马义•艾买提 Jia Chunwang 贾春旺 Jia Qinglin 贾庆林 Jia Zhibang 贾治邦 Jiang Zemin 江泽民 Jiang Zhenghua 蒋正华 Jin Renqing 金人庆 Legqog 列确 Li Changchun 李长春 Li Guixian 李贵鲜 Li Jianguo 李建国 Li Jinai 李继耐 Li Jinhua 李金华 Li Keqiang 李克强 Li Tieying 李铁映 Li Xueju 李学举 Li Yuanchao 李源潮 Li Zhaoxing 李肇星 Li Zhaozhuo 李兆焯 Li Zhilun 李志伦 Liang Guanglie 梁光烈 Liao Hui 廖晖 Liao Xilong 廖锡龙 Liu Qi 刘淇 Liu Yandong 刘延东 Liu Yunshan 刘云山 Lü Fuyuan 吕福源 Lu Hao 陆浩 Lu Yongxiang 路甬祥 Luo Gan 罗干 Luo Qingquan 罗清泉 Ma Kai 马凯 Meng Jianzhu 孟建柱 Meng Xuenong 孟学农 Mou Xinsheng 牟新生 Qian Shugen 钱树根 Qian Yunlu 钱运录 Raidi 热地 Sheng Huaren 盛华仁 Shi Zongyuan 石宗源 Song Defu 宋德福 Song Fatang 宋法棠 Song Zhaosu 宋照肃 Su Rong 苏荣 Sun Jiazheng 孙家正 Tang Jiaxuan 唐家璇 Tian Chengping 田成平 Tian Congming 田聪明 Uyunqimg 乌云其木格 Wang Gang 王剛 Wang Guangtao 汪光焘 Wang Hongju 王鸿举 Wang Jinshan 王金山 Wang Lequan 王乐泉 Wang Qishan 王岐山 Wang Shucheng 汪恕诚 Wang Shunsheng 王顺生 Wang Taihua 王太华 Wang Xiaofeng 汪啸风 Wang Xudong 王旭东 Wang Yunkun 王云坤 Wang Zhaoguo 王兆国 Wang Zhongyu 王忠禹 Wen Jiabao 温家宝 Wen Shizhen 闻世震 Wu Bangguo 吴邦国 Wu Guanzheng 吴官正 Wu Yi 吴仪 Xi Jinping 习近平 Xiao Yang 肖扬 Xie Zhenhua 解振华 Xiong Guangkai 熊光楷 Xu Caihou 徐才厚 Xu Guangchun 徐光春 Xu Guanhua 徐冠华 Xu Jialu 许嘉璐 Xu Kuangdi 徐匡迪 Xu Yongyue 许永跃 Yang Yuanyuan 杨元元 Yang Zhengwu 杨正午 Yu Zhengsheng 俞正声 Zeng Peiyan 曾培炎 Zeng Qinghong 曾庆红 Zhang Chunxian 张春贤 Zhang Dejiang 张德江 Zhang Fusen 张福森 Zhang Gaoli 张高丽 Zhang Lichang 张立昌 Zhang Wannian 张万年 Zhang Wenkang 张文康 Zhang Xuezhong 张学忠 Zhang Yunchuan 张云川 Zhang Zhongwei 张中伟 Zhao Leji 赵乐际 Zhao Qizheng 赵启正 Zheng Silin 郑斯林 Zhou Ji 周济 Zhou Xiaochuan 周小川 Zhou Yongkang 周永康

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12/30/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Armand De Decker (President of the Senate of the Belgian Parliament)
12/30/03 Hu Jintao and other senior leaders welcomed the coming year of 2004 by watching a Beijing Opera performance. (Beijing Municipality)
12/18/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan travelled to Russia, Moscow
and met with the following:
Mikhail Kasyanov Putin (Prime Minister of Russia)
Others Attending: Li Jinai
12/18/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan travelled to Russia, Moscow
and met with the following:
Vladimir Putin (President of Russia)
Others Attending: Li Jinai
12/16/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan travelled to Russia, Moscow
and met with the following:
Sergei Ivanov (Russian Minister of Defense)
Others Attending: Li Jinai, Qian Shugen
12/12/03 Jiang Zemin made remarks when meeting with the delegates who attended a seminar on the PLA's Party construction. (Beijing Municipality)
12/05/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Bakri Hassan Salih (Minister of Defense of Sudan)
12/03/03 Wen Jiabao presided over the executive meeting of the State Council on taking measures toward increasing farmers' incomes. (Beijing Municipality)
12/01/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah (Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister of Kuwait)
12/01/03
TRAVEL
Wen Jiabao was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah (Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister of Kuwait)
Others Attending: Cao Gangchuan
11/29/03 Hu Jintao delivered a speech at the annual Central Economic Work Conference for Economic Work in 2004. (Beijing Municipality)
11/25/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Chaisit Shinawatra (Thai Army Commander-In-Chief)
11/23/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Jose Viegas Filho (Brazilian Defense Minister)
11/22/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Assani Tidjania (Togolese Minister of Defense and Veterans)
11/20/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Vladimir Pronichev (First Deputy Director of the Russian Federal Service of Security)
11/19/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Esen Topoyev (Minister of Defense of Kyrgyzstan)
11/11/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Kim Jong Hwan (Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Republic of Korea)
11/07/03 Hu Jintao made a speech at a rally organized by the CPC Central Committee, the State Council and the Central Military Commission. (Beijing Municipality)
11/05/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Pervez Musharraf (President of Pakistan)
11/05/03 Wen Jiabao presided over an executive meeting of the State Council analyzing the economic situation this year and discussing next year's economic tasks. . (Beijing Municipality)
11/04/03 Jiang Zemin met with delegates at a conference on the restructuring of military academies. (Beijing Municipality)
10/29/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan travelled to USA, Washington D.C.
and met with the following:
George W. Bush (President of the United States)
10/29/03 Cao Gangchuan met with US Secretary of State Colin Powell and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice. (USA, Washington D.C.)
10/28/03 Cao Gangchuan met with US Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld on international and regional security, military-to-military ties and other issues of common concern. (USA, Washington D.C.)
10/24/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan travelled to USA, New York
10/22/03 Wen Jiabao presided over an executive meeting of the State Council to discuss major agricultural issues and improve the grain production. (Beijing Municipality)
10/16/03 Cao Gangchuan received the 38-year-old astronaut Yang Liwei, who returned to earth after the landmark 21-hour space flight of the Shenzhou-V spacecraft, at a military airport. (Beijing Municipality)
10/15/03
TRAVEL
Hu Jintao travelled to Gansu Province, Jiuquan City
Others Attending: Cao Gangchuan, Huang Ju, Wang Gang, Wu Guanzheng
10/14/03 Hu Jintao made a speech at the closing meeting of the Third Plenary Session of the 16th CPC Central Committee. (Beijing Municipality)
10/13/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Wolfgang Schneiderhan (General Inspector of the German Armed Forces)
10/13/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Georgios Antonakopoulos (Chief of the Hellenic National Defense General Staff Department)
10/11/03 Hua Jintao presided over the Third Plenary Session of the 16th CPC Central Committee. (Beijing Municipality)
09/30/03 Wen Jiabao made a speech at a reception marking the 54th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. (Beijing Municipality)
09/29/03 Hu Jintao presided over the CPC Politburo meeting on major political and economic issues, such as economic restructuring, proposed revision of the nation's Constitution, and revitalization of the old industrial base in northeast China. (Beijing Municipality)
09/29/03 Hu Jintao called for active and steady promotion of political system reform, expansion of socialist democracy and improvement of the socialist legal system at a lecture given to the CPC Central Committee Politburo. (Beijing Municipality)
09/26/03 Hu Jintao made remarks after watching an anti-hijacking drill. (Beijing Municipality)
09/26/03 Wen Jiabao presided over a State Council Executive Meeting to discuss implementation of the law on administrative permission and policies regarding government support for domestic airlines and travel agencies. (Beijing Municipality)
09/19/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Cicu Salvatore (Vice-Minister of Defense of Italy)
09/12/03 Wen Jiabao issued new rank certificates to 277 senior officers of China's General Administration of Customs (GAC) at a ceremony in Beijing. (Beijing Municipality)
09/12/03 Hu Jintao met with senior officers of China's General Administration of Customs (GAC), who were granted new ranks similar to the military. (Beijing Municipality)
09/11/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Antonio Hama Thay (Minister of Veterans Affairs of Mozambique)
09/10/03 Wen Jiabao presided over the State Council meeting focused on how to implement the strategy to rejuvenate Northeast China. (Beijing Municipality)
09/09/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
John McCallum (Canadian Defense Minister)
09/08/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Nikolay Svinarov (Bulgarian Defense Minister)
09/03/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Ishiba Shigeru (Director-General of Japan's Defense Agency)
09/02/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Chavalit Yongchaiyudh (Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand)
09/02/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Miguel Angel Vergara (Commander-in-Chief of the Chilean Navy)
09/01/03
TRAVEL
Jiang Zemin travelled to Hunan Province, Changsha City
Others Attending: Cao Gangchuan, Chen Zhili, Li Jinai, Xu Caihou, Yu Zhengsheng, Zhou Ji, Yang Zhengwu
08/28/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Jacques Yvon Ndolou (Minister Delegate in the Presidency of the Republic of Congo in Charge of National Defense)
08/27/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Victor Bustamante (Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of Peru)
08/27/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Lagos Lidimo (Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Mozambique)
08/20/03 Wen Jiabao presided over an executive meeting of the State Council concerning the draft regulation on quality standards authority. (Beijing Municipality)
08/19/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Maung Aye (Vice-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of the Union of Myanmar)
08/19/03 Wen Jiabao made remarks at a lecture about sustainable development and the use of water resources in northwest China before government officials of the State Council. (Beijing Municipality)
08/11/03 Cao Gangchuan attended the second phase joint military exercise of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). (Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Yili)
08/11/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan travelled to Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Yining City
08/06/03 Wen Jiabao presided over an executive meeting of the State Council concerning strengthening bank supervision. (Beijing Municipality)
07/31/03 Cao Gangchuan proposed a toast at the reception of the 76th anniversary of the PLA founding. (Beijing Municipality)
07/30/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Joel K. Chitafu (Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defense of Zambia)
07/30/03 Wen Jiabao presided over an executive meeting of the State Council concerning sustaining the development of China's fledgling real estate sector. (Beijing Municipality)
07/28/03 Hu Jintao made remarks at a national working conference on the issue of SARS prevention and control. (Beijing Municipality)
07/22/03 Hu Jintao attended the opening ceremony of the 15th National Congress of the Communist Youth League of China (CYLC). (Beijing Municipality)
07/22/03 When presiding over a study session among members of the CPC Politburo of the Central Committee, Hu Jintao urged strengthening ideology building. (Beijing Municipality)
07/21/03 Hu Jintao presided over a meeting of the CPC Politburo of the Central Committee concerning maintaining rapid economic growth and improving the public health sector. (Beijing Municipality)
07/20/03 Jiang Zemin met with representatives attending the 14th session of the military attaches working conference. (Beijing Municipality)
07/16/03 Wen Jiabao presided over an executive meeting of the State Council on nationwide campaigns against smuggling and the building of public sanitary facilities. (Beijing Municipality)
07/15/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Muhammad Yusaf Khan (Vice Chief of the Pakistani Army Staff)
07/12/03 Hu Jintao and other senior leaders paid their last respects to former Vice-Premier and Defense Minister Zhang Aiping at Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetary. (Beijing Municipality)
07/08/03 Wen Jiabao presided over an executive meeting of the State Council on increasing farmers' income. (Beijing Municipality)
07/07/03 Wen Jiabao presided over an executive meeting of the State Council on economic situation. (Beijing Municipality)
07/01/03 Hu Jintao delivered an important speech during a symposium about the important thought of the "Three Represents". (Beijing Municipality)
06/30/03
TRAVEL
Cao Gangchuan was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Michele Alliot-Marie (French Defense Minister)
Others Attending: Xiong Guangkai
06/30/03
TRAVEL
Jiang Zemin was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Michele Alliot-Marie (French Defense Minister)
Others Attending: Cao Gangchuan, Xiong Guangkai
06/30/03
TRAVEL
Hu Jintao was in Beijing Municipality
and met with the following:
Michele Alliot-Marie (French Defense Minister)
Others Attending: Cao Gangchuan, Xiong Guangkai
06/11/03 Wen Jiabao Presided over the meeting of State Council. (Beijing Municipality)
06/06/03 Jiang Zemin met with delegates to a military personnel training seminar. (Beijing Municipality)
06/04/03 Wen Jiabao presided over the executive meeting of the State Council. (Beijing Municipality)
05/21/03 Wen Jiabao addressed a plenary meeting of the State Council. (Beijing Municipality)
05/20/03
TRAVEL
Guo Boxiong travelled to Liaoning Province, Dalian City
Others Attending: Cao Gangchuan, Li Jinai, Liang Guanglie, Liao Xilong, Xu Caihou
05/13/03 Wen Jiabao presided over an executive meeting of the State Council. (Beijing Municipality)
05/07/03 Wen Jiabao presided over a State Council executive meeting on economic growth amidst the SARS epidemic. (Beijing Municipality)
05/05/03
TRAVEL
Jiang Zemin travelled to Liaoning Province, Dalian City
Others Attending: Cao Gangchuan, Guo Boxiong, Hu Jintao, Xu Caihou
03/26/03 Wen Jiabao presided over an executive meeting of the State Council. (Beijing Municipality)
03/21/03 Wen Jiabao presided over a meeting of the new State Council. (Beijing Municipality)
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