China and Monaco

The Principality of Monaco and the People's Republic of China officially established diplomatic relations on 16 January 1995.

On 11 May 2006, H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince gave his preliminary consent to the appointment of H.E. Mr Jinjun ZHAO, People's Republic of China’s Ambassador to France, to the Principality. H.E. Mr ZHAO, China’s first Ambassador to Monaco, presented his credentials to H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince on 29 September 2006.

H.E. Mr KONG Quan, who replaced H.E. Mr ZHAO, obtained H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince’s assent on 7 April 2008. He presented his credentials to the Prince on 5 June 2008.
H.E. Mr KONG Quan left the post on 22 May 2013.

He was replaced by H.E. Mr Jun ZHAI, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China, who obtained the assent of H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince on 17 January 2014 and presented his credentials on 10 April 2014.

On 21 january 2020, H.E. Mr LU Shaye, new Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to France presented his credentials to the Prince as Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Monaco.

On 20 August 2020, H.E. Ms Marie-Pascale BOISSON was nominated as Monaco’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to China by H.S.H. Prince Albert II. The post is a “non-resident” ambassadorship. 

The Principality of Monaco also has three consulates in China. Click here to find out more about the Consulates.