2017 APSCO New Year Reception was arranged in the Westin Beijing Financial Street on 7th December 2016.
Dr. Li Xinjun, the Secretary-General of APSCO welcomed the guests and presented an overview of the cooperative activities of APSCO, expressed his gratitude to Member States for their unflinching support. Dr. Erdal Yilmaz, the Deputy Director-General of TUBITAK UZAY, delivered a speech on behalf of Member States and reiterated inalienable cooperation within APSCO, in peaceful uses of outer space. The Secretary-General of China National Space Administration (CNSA) also made a speech expressing his hope for a bright future for APSCO and giving the New Year regards to all guest.
The Ambassador of Mongolia H.E. Mr. Damba Ganthuyag, diplomats from Embassies and International Organizations in Beijing, representatives from Member States, and APSCO partner also joined this reception to welcome the New Year 2017.