The Ambassador

Pick Fung Ho-Chong

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The Embassy of the Republic of Suriname in Beijing, China

The Embassy is responsible for executing its noble task, aimed at fostering bilateral cooperation and multilateral relations in coherence with the mission and vison of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, international Business and International Cooperation of the Republic of Suriname (MBIBIS). In this regard, the facilitation and strengthening of relations between Suriname and China in the areas of economy, commerce, politics, culture, education and science as well as promotion and encouragement of people to people exchanges are taken into account.  The Embassy looks after the interests of Surinamese nationals visiting, living, studying and working in the People’s Republic of China and can be contacted for consular matters involving the Republic of Suriname.

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Biography brief Ambassador Pick Fung Ho-Chong

Mrs. Pick Fung Ho-Chong was born on April 6, 1964 in Malaysia and has been living in the Republic of Suriname since 1978, where she ultimately acquired her Surinamese Citizenship. She is the spouse of Mr. Patrick Ho and they have two sons.

Professional experience

Mrs. Pick Fung Ho-Chong has a background of mainly entrepreneurial professional skills with steadfast achievements in the area of Modern Business Management. Through the years, her professional skills allowed her to be actively involved in and collaborate with collective business management organizations within and outside the Republic of Suriname. In preparation for her diplomatic career, Mrs. Pick Fung Ho-Chong enrolled with her fellow future Heads of Missions into the Suriname Diplomatic Institute (SDI) during 2021. In this vein she participated in a specially customized preparatory diplomatic course at the Clingendael University in The Hague, the Netherlands followed by her internship in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Business and International Cooperation in Suriname.  On December 12, 2022 Mrs. Pick Fung-Ho Chong was sworn in by President Chandrikapersad Santokhi as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Suriname to the People’s Republic of China. She currently serves her country in this position, contributing to fostering the bilateral relations between the Republic of Suriname and the People’s Republic of China, with a special focus on attracting investments and entrepreneurs. On the other hand, she works tremendously in advocating for bilateral cooperation in various fields such as agriculture, tourism and development cooperation.

Social life

As of 2022, Mrs. Pick Fung Ho-Chong was actively involved in the Suriname Chinese Business Alliance (SCBA), contributing to the operations thereof whereby among others, a partnership between the Government and entrepreneurs is being developed, to ascertain the best workable entrepreneurial environment and subsequent conditions in the Republic of Suriname.

Mrs. Pick Fung Ho-Chong also participated as one of the founding members of the Suriname United Youth Organization, where she cooperates in activities fostering youth interests. The overall networking skills of Ambassador Pick Fung Ho-Chong and her active involvement in the Surinamese society coupled with her professional working and diplomatic skills, are currently instrumental in fostering cooperation between the Republic of Suriname and many other countries with diplomatic representation in the People’s Republic of China.

Present Credentials copy

The Ambassador

On February 8, 2023 H.E. Pick Fung Ho-Chong presented the Copy of Credentials to the Director-General of the Protocol Department of the Foreign Ministry Hong Lei and assumed her duties as Ambassador Extra Ordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Suriname to the People’s Republic of China.


Published on 2021/07/27