On April 24, Secretary-General of APSCO, Dr. Li Xinjun and his delegation comprising: Dr. Egemen Ozalp, Dr. Manop Aorpimai, Mr. Nasir Mahmood, Mrs. Sun Qing, Mr. Sharifee Mohammed Nur Hossain, Mrs. Byambasuren Erdenee, Ms. Susan and Ms. Zhu ping attended the opening ceremony of 2nd Space Day of China at Northwestern Polytechnic University, Xi¡¯an, Shanxi province, China.
In 2016, the Chinese government had approved April 24th as the official ¡°Space Day of China¡±. The theme of 2017 Space Day of China is ¡°Space improve Life on Earth¡±. During the opening ceremony, Mr. Hu Heping, the governor of ShanXi Province, Mr. Zhang Kejian, Vice Administrator of China National Space Administration, Mr. Zhang Wei Secretary of the Party Committee of Northwestern Polytechnical University, Mrs. Simonetta Di Pippo, Director of the Office for Outer Space Affairs of the United Nations addressed the ceremony. Mr. Wu Yanhua, Vice Administrator of China National Space Administration chaired the opening session.
APSCO and Northwestern Polytechnical University exchanged views on cooperative activities of common interest. Both sides reached a consensus to have a deep cooperation on degree education for APSCO Member States¡¯ students. The further cooperation between two parties is being implemented.