Qin Gang was born and raised in Tianjin. In 1984 he entered University of International Relations, majoring in science of international politics, where he graduated in 1988.
After graduation, he was appointed as an official in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China and over a period of 18 years worked his way up to the position of spokesperson. From 2005 to 2010, he served as the spokesperson of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China and deputy director of Foreign Ministry Information Department.
In September 2010, he was named acting Embassy of the People's Republic of China, London, a position he held until December 2011, when he was transferred to Beijing as director of Foreign Ministry Information Department. Since 2017 he is working as assistant minister of Foreign Affairs and director-general of the Protocol Department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China.
From 2018 to 2021, Qin served as vice minister of the Foreign Affairs Ministry. In 2021, he became the 11th Ambassador of China to the United States.
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||Chinese Ambassador to the United States Qin Gang on Thursday met with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman |
||New Chinese ambassador to the United States Qin Gang has called on the two countries to join hands to combat the still-spreading COVID-19 pandemic. |