Croatian Ambassador and Defense Attaché with their spouses
attended the ceremony of the 60th Anniversary of the People's Republic of China
Croatian Ambassador Professor Dr. Ante Simonić and Mrs. Višnja Simonić
Military parade with far the greatest number of civilian and military participants was held on 1 October 2009 to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Along the main street and at the large Tian'anmen Square in the heart of Beijing fifty-six phalanxes, consisting of 8,000 servicemen and women, nearly 500 tanks, missiles and other military vehicles and 151 warplanes, joined the parade. Shown were 52 types of weapons produced in the People's Republic of China, including the most modern nuclear missiles.
01.10.2009. | Press releases
Speaker of the Croatian Parliament Mr. Luka Bebić visited
The People's Republic of China
"Speaker Bebić and the Croatian Delegation with NPC Vice-Chairman Hua Jianmin, Beijing, 18 August 2009"
During their stay in Beijing on 17 and 18 August Speaker Bebić had four official meetings. He met with his host Mr. Wu Bangguo, Chairman of the National People's Congress and with Mr. Jia Qinglin, Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Speaker Bebić was also received by Minister Wang Jiarui, Head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China and Mr. Hua Janmin, Vice-Chairman of the National People's Congress. All interlocutors thanked Speaker Bebić for a very successful visit by President Hu Jintao to Croatia in June, reiterated their friendship and high degree of political trust, the importance of regular exchange of visits, especially among the parliamentarians and political parties, and pledged their support for realization of concrete cooperation projects. Special emphasis was placed on economic cooperation, with a focus on attracting Chinese tourists and investments to Croatia, including into the projects of transportation and tourist infrastructure.
18.08.2009. | Press releases
State visit of President Hu Jintao to Croatia
President of the People's Republic of China Mr. Hu. Jintao paid an official visit to Croatia on 19 and 20 June 2009. Besides his host, President of the Republic of Croatia Mr. Stjepan Mesić, he met with the President of the Government of the Republic of Croatia Dr. Ivo Sanader and the Speaker of the Croatian Parliament Mr. Luka Bebić. This was the first visit ever by a Chinese president to Croatia and, at the same time, to one of the successor States of the former Yugoslavia.
20.06.2009. | Press releases
Croatia and Albania marked entrance into NATO
On Thursday 9 April 2009 the Ambassadors of Albania and Croatia H.E. Maxhun Peka and H.E. Professor Ante Simonić and Croatian Defense Attaché Col. Drago Horvat co-hosted an afternoon coupe d'champagne reception for the ambassadors and defense attaches of the NATO member states in Beijing on the occasion of the Albania's and Croatia's accession to NATO.10.04.2009. | Press releases
Ambassador Simonić pays an inaugural visit to Hong Kong
Ambassador Ante Simonić paid an inaugural visit to Hong Kong from 23 to 25 March 2009. The program of visit was carried out successfully with full organizational support provided by the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Croatia in Hong Kong Sir Gordon Wu.28.03.2009. | Press releases
Historical: Croatian Language Broadcast on China Radio International
On 26 February 2009 Croatian Ambassador to China Professor Ante Simonić paid a visit to China Radio International (CRI) and took part in the CRI's first ever broadcast in Croatian language. This visit marked the launch of the two-hour daily broadcasting in Croatian.27.03.2009. | Press releases
Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the People’s Republic of China Ante Simonić presented credentials to Chinese President Hu Jintao.
In a cordial meeting after the presentation, President Hu wished Ambassador Simonić welcome, commending his founding of the Croatian-Chinese Friendship Society, which has contributed significantly to a better understanding between the two countries.26.02.2009. | Press releases
Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Gordan Jandroković received 4 March 2008 on inaugural visit the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of Croatia, Wu Lianqi.04.03.2008. | Press releases
State Secretary for European Integration Marija Pejčinović Burić and State Secretary for Organisation, Development and Management Željko Kuprešak received separately on 12 and 23 November 2007 to inaugural visit the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of Croatia, Wu Lianqi.13.11.2007. | Press releases
State Secretary for Political Affairs Hido Biščević separately received on 8 November 2007 Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium Marc de Schoutheete de Tervarent and Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China Wu Lianqi.08.11.2007. | Press releases