During 18-20 April 2017, the Secretary-General of APSCO, Dr.Li Xinjun and his delegation comprising: Mr. Nasir Mahmood, Director General of Department of External Relations & Legal Affairs; Mr. Mohammad Ebrahimi Seyedabadi, Director-General of Department of Education Training & Database Management; Ms. Sun Qing, Director-General of Department of Administration & Finance and 4 other delegates visited Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT). Division Director of MIIT Mr. Li Yue also accompanied the delegation.
Mr. Zhou Yu, the President of HIT welcomed the APSCO delegation and the Vice President of HIT, Mr. Ren Nanqi moderated the meeting. During the meeting, APSCO and HIT introduced their entities to each other. Secretary-General of APSCO Dr. Li Xinjun highlighted the scope and prospects of long-term cooperation especially in degree programs in the space technology; and the prospects of cooperation on Research and Development (R&D) in space technology and applications with HIT. The President of HIT Mr. Zhou Yu expressed that HIT has always been closely connected with China Space Programs and he expressed his willingness of establish long-term cooperation on degree education in space technology with APSCO. Both sides exchanged views for mutual benefits, discussed the possibility and the ways of extending cooperation between APSCO and HIT in the future.
After the main discussion, Mr. Nasir Mahmood, Director General of Department of External Relations & Legal Affairs and Mr. Zhao Hongrui, Dean, School of Humanities, Social Sciences & Law as the representatives of APSCO and HIT, signed the MoU and Allocation of Responsibilities Document between APSCO & Humanities, Social Science & Law School of HIT regarding organizational aspects of APSCO Space Law Forum-2017 which will be Co-organized with Humanities, Social Science & Law School of HIT on 10-12 July, 2017 in Harbin.