ADVISORY, Jan. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The Consul General of the People's Republic of China in New York, Ambassador Zhang Qiyue, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of Chinese New Year and will ring the Opening Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, January 27, 2017 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
The Chinese Consulate General in New York Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Ambassador Zhang Qiyue:
Ambassador Zhang Qiyue started her diplomatic career in 1982. She has rich experience in multilateral and bilateral diplomacy. She served as Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Belgium and Indonesia respectively. Her previous posts also include the Secretariat of United Nations Headquarters in New York and Chinese Permanent Mission to the United Nations.
From 1998 to 2004, she worked as the Spokeswoman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry. She also served as Deputy Director General of the Information Department from 1998 to 2004 and Director General of the Department for Diplomatic Missions Abroad from 2012 to 2014.
Ambassador Zhang Qiyue graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University. She is married, with one son.
She has been the Consul General of China in New York since December 29th, 2014.
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