Huang Hua 

Huang Hua
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China from 1976 to 1982

 

Huang Hua served as China's first delegate to the United Nations and the Security Council after China regained its seat in the United Nations in 1971. He served as Foreign Minister from 1976 and led the Chinese delegation to the 29th, 32nd, 33rd, 35th and 37th United Nations General Assemblies. He held negotiations on the establishment of diplomatic relations with the United States of America in 1978. He signed the Sino-US Communique of August 17, 1982 together with US Secretary of State Haig, escorted Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping to the United States in 1979. Huang Hua attended the annual meetings of the International Action Council between 1985 and 1995. Now he serves as president of the China International Friends Seminar, president of China Association of International Friendly Contact, chairman of China Welfare Institute and chairman of Soong Ching Ling Foundation.