Ma Wenpu, Former Vice Minister of CPC International Department; former Vice Chairman of Foreign Affairs Committee of the 11th National People’s Congress. Ma Wenpu graduated from university and joined the CPC in 1965. Ma began working at the International Department of the CPC Central Committee in 1970. He served as deputy director of the Bureau of America, Oceania and Northern Europe there until 1994. Ma Wenpu was appointed vice-minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee in 1997.