The meeting with the Ambassador of the Peoples Republic of China, H.E., Mr. Qi Qianjin, was held on January 17, 2024 on the topic of cooperation between A3 and the Deep Space Exploration Lab (DSEL), a project of the China National Space Administration. On behalf of A3, the meeting was attended by A3 president Slobodan Danko Bosanac and A3 member Mr. Ivica Jakić, president of the H2-Hydrogen Cell Croatia Association. The ambassador was informed about the developed cooperation that A3 has with Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi’An, which is based on the MoU between our Association and the University, signed 4 years ago.
Mr. Qi Qianjin was informed about the visit in November 2023 to the Peoples Republic of China by the president of A3, which included several activities, a visit to the embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Beijing, a visit to several laboratories for space technology and the signing of an MoU between A3 and DSEL. Within the framework of that Agreement, members of A3, as well as affiliates, would cooperate in the design of scientific projects at the planned International Lunar Science Station, an implementation project of DSEL.
The possibility of bilateral cooperation between the Republic of Croatia and DSEL was mentioned as a step to involve the Republic of Croatia in one of the most important projects of top space science and technology.