Mr. Karl Bergquist, the Administrator of External Relations Department of European Space Agency visited APSCO Headquarters on April 10, 2018. The visit was a follow-up of the visit of the Secretary-General of APSCO to ESA Headquarters earlier this month.
Dr. Li Xinjun, Secretary-General of APSCO received the delegation at the Headquarters. During the meeting, the Director-General of the Department of External Relations and Legal Affairs, Mr. Nasir Mahmood presented APSCO activities. Mr. Bergquist showed his keen interests in the nature of projects and appreciated many similarities with ESA as a sister Organization. APSCO international staffs also joined this meeting and discussed avenues of co-organizing trainings, forums and symposiums with ESA. It was appreciated that, to start with, APSCO Member States could join the training courses run under the auspices of ESA¡¯s cooperating Organizations like ECSL, for fellowship and some of the training courses in the field of Earth Observation.
Both sides also agreed to sign ¡®Letter of Intent¡¯ on mutual co-operation during the APSCO¡¯s 10th Anniversary High-level Forum.