On April 7, 2016 the third meeting of Ukrainian-Chinese Subcommittee on Space Cooperation of the Commission on Cooperation between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of China was held in Kiev.
The session was co-chaired by SSAU Administrator – Lyubomyr Sabadosh and Deputy Head of China National Space Administration Wu Yanhua.
In course of meeting the Parties summed up the status of Ukrainian-Chinese cooperation program in the field of space for 2011-2015, discussed the prospects of bilateral Ukrainian-Chinese cooperation in space area and decided to promote comprehensively the development of mutually beneficial collaboration.
The Parties initialed the draft Fourth Cooperation Program for 2016-2020 years as the master document summarizing the list of projects for bilateral cooperation. Participants noted the need of holding the Subcommittee meetings at least once a year and agreed to hold the next meeting in the first half of 2017 in China.
Results of the Sub-Commission session:
- signing of the Protocol of the Third session of Ukrainian-Chinese Subcommittee on cooperation in the field of space of Ukrainian-Chinese Intergovernmental Commission on Cooperation;
- initialing of the Program of Ukrainian-Chinese Space Cooperation for 2016-2020.