Appendix II. Major International Exchanges of the Chinese Military 2005-2006

Date

Outgoing Visit

Incoming Visit

January 10-14, 2005

 

Minister of Defense, Pakistan

March 3-7

 

Port call by a Thai naval ship

March 6-20

Political Commissar of Guangzhou Military Area Command to Cuba

 

March 10-27

Commander of PLA Air Force to Sweden, Spain and Brazil

 

March 14-17

Assistant Chief of the General Staff to Russia

 

March 15-21

 

Commander, Carabinieri Corps, Italy

March 17-20

 

Chief of the General Staff, Russia

March 18-21

 

Minister of Defense, Kyrgyzstan

March 20-27

 

Chief of Defense Forces, Lesotho

March 23-25

 

Commander of Air Force and Air Defense Force, Belarus

March 24-27

 

Deputy Minister of State for Defense, Japan

March 27-April 3

 

Minister of Defense, Liberia

March 28-30

 

Port call by US naval ships

March 30-April 2

 

Minister of Defense, ROK

April 2-13

 

Port call by Royal Australian Navy ships

April 4-10

 

Chief of Naval Staff, Italy

April 6-21

Minister of National Defense to Egypt, Tanzania, the Netherlands and Denmark

 

April 16-May 2

Political Commissar of General Logistics Department to Uruguay and Bolivia

 

April 17-28

Political Commissar of Shenyang Military Area Command to Slovakia and Greece

 

April 19-23

 

Deputy Chief, General Political Bureau, Peoples Army, DPRK

April 24-30

Political Commissar of General Armaments Department to Brazil

 

April 25-May 3

 

Deputy Chief of General Staff, Cuba

April 28-29

Deputy Chief of General Staff to US

 

May 8-25

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Romania, France and Finland

 

May 9-21

Chief of the General Armaments Department to Italy, Belarus and UK

 

May 11-17

 

Chief of Army Staff, Romania

May 19-June 9

Chief of General Staff to Bangladesh, India, Turkey and Germany

 

May 22-28

 

Deputy Chief of Defense Forces, New Zealand

May 25-June 8

Commander, Jinan Military Area Command, to Russia and Croatia

 

May 30-June 3

 

Minister of Defense, Belarus

May 30-June 13

Deputy Chief of General Political Department to Cuba and Mexico

 

June 1-7

 

Minister of Defense, Mozambique

June 1-16

Political Commissar of Beijing Military Area Command to Egypt and Syria

 

June 2-7

Deputy Chief of the General Staff to France

 

June 2-9

 

Secretary-General, Ministry of Defense, Gabon

June 3-14

President of the Academy of Military Science to Germany and Ukraine

 

June 4-10

Assistant Chief of General Staff to Russia

 

June 4-12

 

Chief of Staff, Armed Forces, Angola

June 5-9

 

Chief of Army Staff, Italy

June 6-12

 

Chief of Defense Forces, Finland

June 6-13

 

Minister of Defense, Australia

June 13-19

 

Superintendent, US Military Academy at West Point

June 16-20

 

Director, Royal College of Defense Studies, UK

June 17-21

 

Port call by naval ships of New Zealand

June 17-24

 

Commander, National Guard, Tajikistan 

June 18-July 5

Deputy Chief of General Logistics Department to Egypt, Kenya and Tanzania

 

June 21-24

 

Chief of Defense Staff, Belgium

June 26-29

Deputy Chief of General Logistics Department to the Philippines

 

June 26-July 12

Deputy Chief of General Political Department to Bulgaria and Switzerland

 

July 2-11

 

Minister of Defense, Zambia

July 4-10

 

Assistant Minister of Defense, Thailand

July 10-17

 

Minister of Defense, Hungary

July 10-17

 

Minister of Defense, Peru

July 10-18

 

Chief of Staff, Armed Forces, Comoros

July 11-16

 

Chief of General Staff, Romania

July 13-20

 

Minister of Defense, Mongolia

July 15-22

 

Deputy Minister of Defense, Vietnam

July 16-22

 

Minster of Home Affairs, Vanuatu

July 16-29

Commander of Guangzhou Military Area Command to USA

 

July 17-20

 

Chief of General Staff, Air Force, ROK

July 21-28

 

Chief of Staff, Armed Forces, Djibouti

July 26-31

 

Chief of Naval Staff, Bangladesh

Aug. 3-22

Commander of Nanjing Military Area Command to Ethiopia, Eritrea and Iran

 

Aug. 4-14

 

Commander of Moscow Military Region, Russia

Aug. 10-17

 

Minister of Defense and Retired Servicemen, Mali

Aug. 17-19

Chief of General Staff

to Russia

 

Aug. 21-26

 

Ministers of Defense of Russia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Deputy Ministers of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan 

Aug. 25-31

 

Minister of Defense, Greece

Aug. 27-Sept. 3

 

Chief of Army Staff, Argentina

Aug. 28-Sept. 2

 

President and Minister of Defense, Sri Lanka

Aug. 30-Sept. 1

 

Port call by Royal Navy ships, UK

Aug. 31-Sept. 4

 

Chief of Royal Australian Navy

Sept. 1-4

 

Port call by naval ships, ROK

Sept. 1-16

Deputy Chief of General Logistics Department to Poland, Czech Republic and Bulgaria

 

Sept. 1-17

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Denmark and Hungary

 

Sept. 4-18

Chief of General Political Department to Venezuela and Argentina

 

Sept. 5-9

Minister of National Defense to Russia

 

Sept. 5-10

 

C-in-C USPAC

Sept. 5-20

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Australia and New Zealand

 

Sept. 10-18

 

Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Pakistan

Sept. 13-16

 

Port call by US naval ships

Sept. 13-18

Minister of National Defense to Tajikistan and Kazakhstan

 

Sept. 16-23

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Russia

 

Sept. 19-Oct. 6

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Columbia and Chile

 

Sept. 20-28

 

Minister of Defense, Papua New Guinea

Sept. 24-30

 

Chief of Peoples Defense Force, Tanzania

Oct. 10-13

President of National Defense University to Vietnam

 

Oct. 10-14

 

Deputy Chief of Australian Defense Force

Oct. 11-19

 

Deputy Minister of Defense, Afghanistan

Oct. 16-22

 

Deputy Minister of Defense, Brunei

Oct. 16-25

Vice-Chairman of CMC to Turkey and Sudan

 

Oct. 17-23

 

First Deputy Minister of Defense, Tajikistan

Oct. 18-20

 

Secretary of Defense, USA

Oct. 18-25

 

Chief of General Staff, Nepal

Oct. 20-23

 

Minister of Defense, Finland

Oct. 24-29

 

Chief of Defense, Denmark

Oct. 24-31

 

Commander-in-Chief, Armed

Forces, Bolivia

Oct. 25-28

 

Minister of Defense, Vietnam

Oct. 25-Nov. 9

Chief of General Staff to Argentina, Uruguay, and Cuba

 

Oct. 30-Nov. 4

 

Minister of Defense, Belgium

Oct. 31-Nov. 6

 

Minister of Defense, Austria

Nov. 7-Dec. 23

Port calls by PLA naval ships to Pakistan, India and Thailand

 

Nov. 13-28

Assistant Chief of General Staff to Greece and Australia

 

Nov. 14-21

 

Deputy Commander, Armed Forces, and Minister of

Defense, Syria

Nov. 15-19

 

Port call by naval ships, France

Nov. 15-20

 

Minister of Defense, Singapore

Nov. 15-20

 

Minister of Defense, Moldova

Nov. 19-Dec. 2

Commander of Second Artillery Force to Algeria and Tunisia

 

Nov. 20-Dec. 1

Commander of Lanzhou Military Area Command to Hungary and Belarus

 

Nov. 21-26

 

Chief of General Staff, Central Africa

Nov. 22-26

 

 

 

 

Representative at Ministerial Level of Ministry of Defense and Retired Servicemen, Office of the President, Togo

Nov. 22-27

 

Chief of General Staff, Bulgaria

Nov. 25-Dec. 2

 

Commander, National Guard, Kyrgyzstan

Nov. 27-Dec. 3

 

Chief of General Staff, Croatia

Dec. 4-11

 

Chief of General Staff, Armed Forces, Republic of Congo

Dec. 6-9

 

Minister of Defense, Uzbekistan

Dec. 6-11

 

Chief of General Staff, Armed Forces, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Dec. 11-17

 

Commander, Armed Forces, Fiji

Dec. 20-27

 

Minister of Defense, Namibia

Dec. 22-29

 

Deputy Chief of Royal Antigua and Barbuda Defense Force

Jan. 15-19, 2006

 

Minister of Defense, Portugal

Feb. 13-16

 

Port call by naval ships, Peru

Feb. 23-Mar. 1

 

Minister of Defense, East Timor

Feb. 25-Mar. 1

 

Minister of Defense, Switzerland

Feb. 26-Mar. 5

 

Chief of General Staff, Armed Forces, Senegal

Feb. 28-Mar.3

 

Port call by naval ships, Singapore

March 2-13

Political Commissar of Second Artillery Force to Cuba

 

March 19-28

President of National Defense University to Argentina and Mexico

 

March 20-27

 

Minister of Defense, Ecuador

March 22-29

 

Commander, Border Forces, Kyrgyzstan

March 25-29

 

Army Commander, Russia

March 26-April 3

 

Minister of Defense, Rwanda

March 30-April 6

 

Minister of Defense, Sudan

April 1-13

Commander of Beijing Military Area Command to Hungary and Romania

 

April 2-17

Deputy Chief of General Political Department to Syria and Cameroon

 

April 4-19

Minister of National Defense to DPRK, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore and ROK

 

April 10-15

 

President, National Defense University, USA

April 11-14

 

Chief of General Staff, Armed Forces, Belarus

April 13-21

Political Commissar of PLA Air Force to Peru and Argentina

 

April 15-22

Assistant Chief of General Staff to Chile and Mexico

 

April 23-28

 

Minister of Defense, Kyrgyzstan

April 24-28

 

Deputy Minister of Defense, Kazakhstan

April 24-30

 

Minister of Defense, Tajikistan

April 25-26

 

Minister of Defense, Uzbekistan

April 25-27

 

Minister of Defense, Russia

May 9-15

 

C-in-C USPAC

May 10-17

 

Chief of General Staff, Armed Forces, the Philippines

May 11-20

Assistant Chief of General Staff to Indonesia and Malaysia

 

May 14-25

Chief of General Staff to Russia, Norway and Denmark

 

May 15-20

 

Chief of Army Staff, Bangladesh

May 15-21

 

Chief of Naval Staff, Pakistan

May 16-22

 

Minister of Defense, Burundi

May 17-30

Political Commissar of Lanzhou Military Area Command to Russia and Slovakia

 

May 20-23

 

Supreme Commander, Armed Forces, Thailand

May 22-25

 

Chief of Air Staff, Spain

May 24-30

 

Commander, Armed Forces, Malaysia

May 25-31

 

Minister of Defense, Eritrea

May 25-June 8

Political Commissar of National Defense University to Turkey and Egypt

 

May 25-June 10

Deputy Chief of General Logistics Department to Tanzania and Zambia

 

 

May 28-June 2

 

Minister of Defense, India

May 30-June 12

Chief of General Armaments Department to Austria and South Africa

 

May 31-June 5

 

Chief of Staff, Armed Forces, Guinea Bissau

May 31-June 7

 

First Deputy Minister of Defense, Turkmenistan

June 1-7

 

Chief of General Office, Ministry of Defense, Guinea

June 4-10

 

Chief of Navy, Chile

June 13-16

 

Commander, Navy, Malaysia

June 18-24

 

Chief of General Staff, Qatar

June 27-30

 

Port call by US naval ships

July 3-7

 

Chief of General Staff, Singapore

July 11-15

 

Chief of Armed Forces, Switzerland

July 16-29

Vice-Chairman of CMC to US and France

 

July 19-23

 

Air Force Commander, Thailand

July 24-25

 

Chief of Special Operations, Australia

July 24-Aug. 10

Deputy Chief of General Logistics Department to Finland and Sweden

 

July 26-30

 

Chief of Army Staff, Indonesia

Aug. 5-11

 

Chief of General Staff, Navy, ROK

Aug. 5-13

 

Chief of Defense Staff, Chile

Aug. 11-25

Political Commissar of Jinan Military Area Command to Togo, Benin and Tanzania

 

Aug. 14-19

 

Chief of Staff, Peoples Army, Algeria

Aug. 14-20

Assistant Chief of General Staff to Pakistan and Thailand

 

Aug. 15-24

 

Port call by naval ships of Canada

Aug. 21-23

 

C-in-C, USPAC

Aug. 21-Nov. 5

Port calls by PLA naval ships to US, Canada and the Philippines

 

Aug. 22-Sept. 6

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Germany and Egypt

 

Aug. 23-30

 

Minister of State for Defense, Kenya

Aug. 28-Sept. 3

 

Minister of Defense, Bolivia

Aug. 28-Sept. 16

Chief of General Political Department to Finland and Greece

 

Aug. 29-Sept. 2

 

Chief of National Defense Forces, South Africa

Aug. 30-Sept. 13

Commander of Lanzhou Military Area Command to Columbia and Peru

 

Sept. 1-9

 

Air Force Commander, Peru

Sept. 2-17

Minister of National Defense to Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Belarus

 

Sept. 3-14

President of Academy of Military Science to Egypt and South Africa

 

Sept. 4-9

 

Commander of Army and Navy, Uruguay

Sept. 7-14

 

Chief of Staff, Armed Forces, Cape Verde

Sept. 10-21

Vice Chairman of CMC to Australia and New Zealand

 

Sept. 11-18

Political Commissar of Shenyang Military Area Command to Mexico

 

Sept. 14-30

Political Commissar of General Logistics Department to Brazil and Chile

 

Sept. 21-24

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Tajikistan

 

Sept. 22-30

 

Minister of State for Defense, Gabon

Sept. 22-30

 

Minister of Defense, Liberia

Oct. 7-11

 

Inspector General of Germanys Federal Armed Forces

Oct. 8-14

 

Chief of Defense Forces, New Zealand

Oct. 13-27

Commander of PLA Air Force to Turkey, India and Pakistan

 

Oct. 14-26

Chief of General Staff to Kampuchea, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar

 

Oct. 15-20

Assistant Chief of General Staff to Russia

 

Oct. 15-22

 

Chief of General Political Department, Peoples Army, Vietnam

Oct. 16-22

 

Minister of Defense, Estonia

Oct. 18-20

 

Chief of Army, Australia

Oct. 18-31

Political Commissar of General Armaments Department to Namibia and Algeria

 

Oct. 19-22

 

Minister of Defense, Chad

Oct.19-23

 

Port call by Royal Navy ships, UK

Oct. 24-Nov. 1

 

Chief of General Staff, Armed Forces, Kenya

Oct. 26-Nov. 2

 

Minister of Defense, Afghanistan

Oct. 29-Nov. 2

 

Port call by naval ships, France

Oct. 29-Nov. 5

 

Deputy Chief of General Staff, Armed Forces, Romania

Oct. 29-Nov. 13

Deputy Chief of General Political Department to Egypt and Uganda

 

Nov. 10-13

 

Minister of Defense, New Zealand

Nov. 15-19

 

Port call by US naval ships

Nov. 19-25

 

Chief of General Staff, Armed Forces, Slovakia

Nov. 21-Dec. 5

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Yemen and Tunis

 

Nov. 24-Dec. 8

Political Commissar of Chengdu Military Area Command to India and Vietnam

 

Nov. 26-Dec .8

Assistant Chief of General Staff to Vietnam, Japan, Thailand and South Africa

 

Nov. 27-Dec. 1

 

Chief of Air Staff, Sweden

Nov. 28-Dec. 5

 

Chief of General Staff, Benin

Nov. 29-Dec. 15

Commander of Second Artillery Force to Argentina and Chile

 

Nov. 30-Dec. 4

Political Commissar of National Defense University to Cuba

 

Dec.2-16

Political Commissar of Beijing Military Area Command to Poland and Belarus