Appendix III. Major Military Exchanges with Other Countries (2003-2004)

Date

Outgoing Visits

Visits to the PRC

Jan. 19-25, 2003

 

Chief of Staff of the Army, Italy

Feb. 17-Mar. 12

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Argentina, Brazil and Chile

 

Feb. 21-Mar. 13

Commander of the Air Force to Egypt and Sudan

 

Mar. 7-12

 

Port call to Shanghai by a Spanish naval ship

Mar. 4-25

Deputy Chief of General Staff to ROK, Cuba and Trinidad and Tobago

 

Mar. 31-Apr. 3

 

Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces, Belarus

Apr. 7-12

 

Chief of General Department of Border, Mongolia

Apr. 20-May 1

Political Commissar of the Navy to Algeria and Mexico

 

Apr. 19-25

 

Minister of Defense, Switzerland

Apr. 20-27

 

Minister of Defense, India

Apr. 21-23

 

First Vice-Chairman of the National Defense Commission, DPRK

Apr. 26-May 17

Chief of General Staff to Tanzania, South Africa and Morocco

 

Apr. 27-May 4

President of the National Defense University to the U.S.A.

 

May 2-7

Deputy Chief of General Staff to France

 

May 24-28

 

Port call to Shanghai by British naval ships

May 26-30

Minister of National Defense to Russia

 

Jun. 29-Jul. 1

 

Minister of Defense, France

Jul. 14-20

 

Chief of General Staff, Guinea

Aug. 13-28

Political Commissar of the Academy of Military Science to Egypt and Syria

 

Aug. 17-23

 

Vice-Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council, Deputy Commander-in- Chief of Defense Services, Commander-in-Chief (Army), Myanmar

Aug. 18-22

Chief of General Political Department to DPRK

 

Aug. 21-29

 

Commander of the Joint Headquarters of the Armed Forces, Peru

Aug. 23-30

 

Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Nigeria

Aug. 25-Sep. 6

Political Commissar of General Armaments Department to Poland, Czech and Slovakia

 

Aug. 26-Sep. 2

 

Chief of General Staff, Mozambique

Aug. 27-Sep. 2

 

Minister of Defense, the Congo (Brazzaville)

Aug. 31-Sep. 6

 

Commander of the Navy, Chile

Aug. 31-Sep. 7

 

Minister of Defense, Uganda

Sep. 1-4

 

Director General of the Defense Agency, Japan

Sep. 1-5

 

Deputy Prime Minister, Thailand

Sep. 2-16

Deputy Chief of General Political Department to Belarus and Hungary

 

Sep. 4-20

Chief of General Staff to Pakistan, Brunei and Malaysia

 

Sep. 5-11

 

Minister of Defense, Canada

Sep. 7-12

 

Minister of Defense, Bulgaria

Sep. 7-28

Political Commissar of General Logistics Department to Zambia, Tunisia and Zimbabwe

 

Sep. 8-21

President of the Academy of Military Science to Mexico

 

Sep. 12-20

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Finland and Greece

 

Sep. 16-20

 

Vice-Minister of Defense, Italy

Sep. 20-24

 

Port call to Qingdao by a Russian naval ship

Sep. 22-26

 

Port call to Zhanjiang by a U.S. naval ship

Sep. 22-28

 

Vice-Premier and concurrently Minister of Defense, Croatia

Sep. 22-30

 

Minister of Defense, Tanzania

Sep. 23-27

 

Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, France

Sep. 23-29

 

Minister of Defense, Australia

Oct. 8-16

 

Commander of the Air Defense Force, Egypt

Oct. 8-16

 

Commander of the Mobilization Force of the Revolutionary Guards, Iran

Oct. 12-18

 

Chief of National Defense General Staff, Greece

Oct. 12-19

 

Chief of Staff of the National Defense Forces, Guyana

Oct. 13-16

 

General Inspector of the Armed Forces, Germany

Oct. 13-18

 

Commander of the National Defense Forces, Surinam

Oct. 13-19

 

Minister of Defense, Ghana

Oct. 15-19

 

Port call to Qingdao by  ROKs naval ships

Oct. 16-23

 

Minister of Defense, Romania

Oct. 18-21

 

Port call to Shanghai by Pakistani naval ships

Oct. 20-27

 

Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Pakistan

Oct. 22-25

PLA naval ships to Guam

 

Oct. 22-29

 

Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces, Mongolia

Oct. 25-Nov. 1

 

Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the National Defense Forces, Sweden

Oct. 26-Nov. 2

 

Chief of General Staff of the Peoples Army, Vietnam

Oct. 26-Nov. 2

 

Vice-Minister of Defense, Sierra Leone

Oct. 27-Nov. 2

Minister of National Defense to the U.S.A.

 

Oct. 30-Nov. 16

Political Commissar of the Nanjing Military Area Command to Ethiopia, Uganda and Botswana

 

Nov. 3-14

PLA naval ships to Brunei and Singapore

 

Nov. 4-14

Chief of General Political Department to the U.K., Spain and Portugal

 

Nov. 9-12

 

State Affairs Secretary of the National Security Council, Belarus

Nov. 10-14

 

Port call to Shanghai by Indian naval ships

Nov. 10-14

 

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, ROK

Nov. 12-25

Commander of the Nanjing Military Area Command to the U.S.A. and Canada

 

Nov. 12-28

Political Commissar of the Air Force to Russia and Greece

 

Nov. 17-26

 

Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Armed Forces and concurrently Commander of the Army, Cambodia

Nov. 17-29

Political Commissar of the Lanzhou Military Area Command to Croatia and Romania

 

Nov. 18-22

 

Vice-Minister of the Peoples Armed Forces, DPRK

Nov. 18-25

 

Minister of National Defense, Kyrgyzstan

Nov. 20-25

 

Minister of Defense, Togo

Nov. 21-Dec.4

Assistant to the Chief of General Political Department to Tanzania and Egypt

 

Nov. 22-26

 

Port call to Zhanjiang by French naval ships

Nov. 22-28

 

Commander of the Army, Thailand

Nov. 22-30

 

Minister of Defense, Brazil

Nov. 23-29

 

Deputy Defense Chief of Staff, Italy

Nov. 24-30

 

Commander of the National Defense Forces, New Zealand

Nov. 29-Dec. 13

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Australia, New Zealand and Singapore

 

Nov. 30-Dec. 4

 

Minister of Defense, Kuwait

Nov. 30-Dec. 12

Commander of the Jinan Military Area Command to Thailand and the Philippines

 

Nov. 30-Dec. 16

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Myanmar, Bangladesh and India

 

Dec. 4-9

 

Minister of Defense, Sudan

Dec. 10-20

Political Commissar of the National Defense University to Hungary and Italy

 

Dec. 13-22

Political Commissar of the Shenyang Military Area Command to Cuba

 

Dec. 14-21

 

Commander of the Air Force, Egypt

Dec. 15-22

Minister of National Defense to Russia

 

Dec. 15-Jan. 2, 2004

Assistant to the Chief of General Staff to Cyprus, Sudan and Kenya

 

Jan. 13-15, 2004

 

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S.A.

Feb. 11-27

Deputy Chief of General Political Department to Brazil and Ecuador

 

Feb. 16-22

 

Minister of Defense and Chief of General Staff, Macedonia

Feb. 16-Mar. 8

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Egypt, Zimbabwe and Vietnam

 

Feb. 24-28

 

Port call to Shanghai by a U.S. naval ship

Feb. 28-Mar. 3

 

Commander of the Australian Theater, Australia

Mar. 22-Apr. 3

Minister of National Defense to Pakistan, India and Thailand

 

Mar. 12-16

 

Port call to Qingdao by French naval ships

Mar. 14-21

 

Commander of the National Defense Forces, Zimbabwe

Mar. 27-Apr. 14

President of the National Defense University to Israel, Jordan and Ukraine

 

Apr. 1-5

 

Commander of the Air Force, the Philippines

Apr. 7-14

 

Commander of the Air Force, Serbia-Montenegro

Apr. 11-28

Chief of General Political Department to Mexico and Cuba

 

Apr. 11-28

Political Commissar of the Jinan Military Area Command to Egypt and Syria

 

Apr. 14-17

 

Minister of Defense, Norway

Apr. 19-23

 

Chief of Defense, Finland

Apr. 20-22

 

Minister of Defense, Russia

Apr. 21-28

 

President of the National Defense University, ROK

Apr. 26-28

 

Minister of Defense, Kazakhstan

Apr. 26-29

 

Chief of Staff of the Air Self-Defense Force, Japan

May 10-15

 

Port call to Shanghai by an Indonesian naval ship

May 10-17

 

Chief of Staff of the Peoples Defense Forces, Tanzania

May 10-28

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Tanzania and Namibia

 

May 11-29

Chief of General Staff to France, Romania, Russia and the U.K.

 

May 15-29

Political Commissar of the Academy of Military Science to Canada

 

May 17-24

 

Chief of Naval Staff, Pakistan

May 22-Jun. 2

Political Commissar of General Armaments Department to Cuba

 

May 23-Jun. 1

Deputy Chief of General Political Department to Slovakia, Czech and Poland

 

May 24-29

 

Minister of Defense, Chile

May 24-Jun. 4

 

Director of the General Bureau of Logistics and Finance of the Ministry of Defense, Cambodia

May 31-Jun. 5

 

State Affairs Secretary and concurrently Chief of the General Ordnance Department, Romania

Jun. 6-12

 

Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Greece

Jun. 10-17

 

Chief of the General Political Department of the Peoples Army, Laos

Jun. 11-20

 

Port call to Qingdao and Shanghai by U.K. naval ships

Jun. 14-19

 

Chief of Army Staff, Nepal

Jun. 20-26

 

Minister of Defense, Nigeria

Jun. 26-29

Assistant to the Chief of General Staff to DPRK

 

Jun. 28-Jul. 2

 

Port call to Shanghai by Chilean naval ships

Jul. 2-19

Political Commissar of General Logistics Department to Cuba and Venezuela

 

Jul. 3-19

Political Commissar of the National Defense University to Germany and Poland

 

Jul. 5-24

Vice-Chairman of the Central Military Commission to Russia, Egypt and South Africa

 

Jul. 6-9

 

Port call to Shanghai by Malaysian naval ships

Jul. 6-17

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Norway and Portugal

 

Jul. 12-14

 

Minister of the Peoples Armed Forces, DPRK

Jul. 19-26

 

Chief of Staff of the National Defense Forces, Barbados

Jul. 21-25

 

Commander-in-Chief of the Pacific Command, U.S.A.

Jul. 21-26

 

Director of the General Bureau of Border Defense, Kazakhstan

Jul. 21-28

 

First Secretary-General of the State Peace and Development Council of Myanmar and concurrently Director of the General Bureau of Air Defense of the Ministry of National Defense, Myanmar

Jul. 25-Aug. 1

 

Vice-Chairman of the Border Defense Committee, Tajikistan

Jul. 26-30

 

Deputy General Inspector of the Armed Forces, Germany

Jul. 31-Aug. 14

Commander of the Lanzhou Military Area Command to Zambia and Angola

 

Aug. 11-15

 

Port call to Shanghai by Thai naval ships

Aug. 16-Sep. 1

Assistant to the Chief of General Staff to Cuba, Mexico and Trinidad and Tobago

 

Aug. 20-Sep. 4

Political Commissar of the Air Force to Egypt and Tanzania

 

Aug. 22-28

 

Commander of the Army, the United Arab Emirates

Aug. 22-28

 

Commander of the Air Force, Brazil

Aug. 23-28

 

State Affairs Secretary, Hungary

Aug. 23-Sep. 7

Commander of the Jinan Military Area Command to Chile and Uruguay

 

Aug. 27-30

 

Port call to Shanghai by Canadian naval ships

Aug. 27-31

 

Commander of the National Defense Forces, Australia

Aug. 29-Sep. 4

 

Chief of General Staff, Niger

Aug. 29-Sep. 5

 

Chief of Staff of the Army, Tunisia

Aug. 30-Sep. 4

 

Minister of Defense, Lithuania

Sep. 3-9

 

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Jordan

Sep. 5-12

 

Minister of Defense, Guinea- Bissau

Sep. 6-15

Assistant to the Chief of General Staff to Germany and Italy

 

Sep. 6-21

Political Commissar of the Lanzhou Military Area Command to Russia and Hungary

 

Sep. 15-18

 

Chief of Staff of the Army, Spain

Sep. 18-26

 

Chief of General Staff, Austria

Sep. 19-25

 

Minister of Defense, Egypt

Sep. 20-26

 

Commander of the Air Force, Uruguay

Sep. 20-Oct. 5

Political Commissar of the Nanjing Military Area Command to Romania and Croatia

 

Sep. 21-29

 

Chief of Army Staff, Bangladesh

Sep. 22-24

 

Secretary of State for Defense, U.K.

Sep. 22-28

 

Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces, the Philippines

Sep. 22-28

 

Commander of the Royal Armed Forces, Brunei

Sep. 22-Oct. 6

Commander of the Guangzhou Military Area Command to Jordan and Lebanon

 

Sep. 24-27

 

Port call to Qingdao by U.S. naval ships

Sep. 25-30

 

Minister of Defense, Serbia-Montenegro

Oct. 4-27

 

Aerobatic Flight Team of the Air Force, France

Oct. 8-13

 

Chief of Staff of the Air Force, France

Oct. 10-14

 

Port call to Qingdao by Australian naval ships

Oct. 10-15

 

Commander of the Army, Chile

Oct. 11-29

Minister of National Defense to France, Belgium, Switzerland and Brazil

 

Oct. 13-21

Commander of the Nanjing Military Area Command to Finland and Sweden

 

Oct. 16-19

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Australia

 

Oct. 18-22

 

Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Armed Forces, Cambodia

Oct. 18-22

 

Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Italy

Oct. 23-Nov. 1

 

Chief of Staff of the Army, Lebanon

Oct. 24-31

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Japan and Thailand

 

Oct. 25-Nov. 13

Chief of General Staff to the U.S.A., Australia and New Zealand

 

Oct. 30-Nov. 2

 

Vice-Minister of Defense, Italy

Oct. 30-Nov. 7

 

Chief of Staff of the Navy, New Zealand

Oct. 31-Nov. 6

 

Minister of Defense, Bolivia

Nov. 7-14

 

Minister of Defense, the Philippines

Nov. 10-16

 

Minister of Defense, Albania

Nov. 12-26

Deputy Chief of General Political Department to Zambia and Uganda

 

Nov. 15-19

 

Chief of Staff of the Navy,  UK

Nov. 17-28

Commander of the Shenyang Military Area Command to ROK and Brunei

 

Nov. 22-27

 

Chief of Staff, Canada

Nov. 22-28

 

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Columbia

Nov. 23-26

 

Vice-Minister of Defense, Belarus

Nov. 30-Dec. 6

 

Commander of Joint Headquarters, Ecuador

Nov. 30-Dec. 13

Deputy Chief of General Political Department to Thailand, Vietnam and Laos

 

Dec. 1-5

Deputy Chief of General Staff to Myanmar

 

Dec. 5-9

 

Commander of the Air Force, Australia

Dec. 8-11

 

Minister of Defense, Turkey

Dec. 12-15

 

Minister of Defense, Russia