Zhang Xumin

Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Chinese embassy in Singapore

Mr Zhang Xumin is Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of the Chinese embassy in Singapore. He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China in 1998. He has worked in the Chinese embassy in the Netherlands, the Commissioner's Office of China's Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong SAR, and the Mission of China to the EU. He was appointed Minister in the Chinese embassy in Singapore in 2020.

A screen shows Chinese President Xi Jinping delivering a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia via video link, at a media centre in Boao, Hainan province, China, 21 April 2022. (Xinhua)

Why the Global Security Initiative is important for Asia-Pacific security

Zhang Xumin, Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of the Chinese embassy in Singapore, explains why China believes that the Global Security Initiative espoused by President Xi Jinping at this year’s Boao Forum is a framework that can help to maintain peace, stability and prosperity in the region and find a path for the Asia-Pacific that ensures security for all, by all, and of all.