On 3 Aug 2017, the Secretary-General of APSCO£¬Dr. Li Xinjun and his delegations comprising Mr. Nasir Mahmood, Director-General, External Relations & Legal Affairs Department and Ms. Ouyang Huizi, Secretary of the Secretary-General of APSCO, visited Embassy of Peru in Beijing, China and met with H.E. Mr. Juan Carlos Capunay, Ambassador of Peru. The meeting was also attended by Mr. Cesar Villavicenio, third Secretary, Embassy of Peru in Beijing, China.
H.E. Mr. Juan Carlos Capunay, Ambassador of Peru welcomed Dr. LI Xinjun and his delegation. Dr. Li Xinjun, thanked Ambassador for his continued strong support for the APSCO Activities. He apprised the Ambassador about forthcoming Council Meeting in Sep 2017. He highlighted that this year the 2nd Vice Chairman of APSCO Council, in alphabetic rotation, would be from Peru and he expect the Council Member of Peru can attend the Meeting. Dr. LI Xinjun, indicated that in 2016, APSCO had Co-organized 8th International Symposium with CONIDA very successfully and APSCO is now considering to organize other activities like Space Science School in Peru. He congratulates the student from Peru for winning the first prize in APSCO Youth Space Contest, held in July 2017 at Beijing, China.
Ambassador thanked APSCO for assisting Peru with satellite images during the floods in Peru during Apr 2017 and stressed the need to fully exploit the prospects of Digital Silk Road. Dr. LI Xinjun, stressed the need for Peru to create more users to benefit from APSCO DSSP platform. In this context, DSSP training would be conducted in Peru soon.
Dr. Li Xinjun, invited Ambassador to visit APSCO Headquarters during October 2017 and also invited at the APSCO Annual Reception in December 2017. The Ambassador, very kindly accepted the invitation.
Finally, Dr. Li Xinjun thanked the Ambassador for his time and expressed his appreciation for the Government of Peru for their strong support for APSCO Activities.