Ji Pengfei

Ji Pengfei
Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1972 to 1974.

 

Head of the Chinese Diplomatic Mission to the German Democratic Republic (1950 to 1953), first Chinese ambassador to German Democratic Republic (1953 to 1955), vice minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China (1955 to 1972), minister of Foreign Affairs (1972 to 1974). After 1979, he was minister of the International Liaison Department of the CPC Central Committee, vice premier of the State Council and concurrently secretary-general of the State Council.

 

During his tenure as minister of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council and chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Basic Law of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Basic Law of Macao Special Administrative Region, he actively implemented the lines and policies of peaceful solution to the Hong Kong and Macao issue based on the "one country, two systems" concept. He also joined in the reception of visiting British Prime Minister Mrs. Thatcher and attended the signing ceremony of the Sino-British Joint Declaration on the Question of Hong Kong.