On December 5th, the three days event packed meeting started with a New Year Reception joint organized by China National Space Administration and RCSSTEAP. The banquet was held at Park Plaza, a beautiful hotel with a state of the art environment. The hall was filled with so many gorgeously dressed important dignitaries from all walks of life.
Mr. HUANG Haijun, Vice President of Beihang University announced the start of the reception and also introduced the guests and delegates present at the august gathering. Mr. TIAN Yulong, Secretary General of China National Space Administration, Mr. XU Huibin, the President of Beihang University, Director of the Advisory Committee of RCSSTEAP, and Mr. Jose Raimundo Braga Coelho, President of Brazilian Space Agency addressed the guests and delegates.
The guests and delegates expressed their thanks to the Centre for providing a vital platform for sharing space experience and improving space capacity in the Asia-Pacific region and hoped that it would strive for further progress.