Chinese President Hu Jintao on Wednesday appointed Fu Ying as
ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern
Fu was appointed to replace Zha Peixin after the nomination was
approved by the Standing Committee of the National People's
Congress (NPC), China's top legislature.
Fu served as ambassador to Philippines and Australia before the
new post. She was born in 1953 and graduated from the Beijing
Foreign Studies University.
(Xinhua News Agency April 12, 2007)