Visit of the Vice-president of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Representatives of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the National Astronomical Observatory of China (NAOCC) at the Headquarters of the IAC in La Laguna. Credit: Alejandra Rueda Moral (IAC).
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A delegation from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the National Astronomical Observatory of China (NAOCC) have visited the Headquarters of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) in La Laguna, and the Roque de los Muchachos Observatory (Garafía, La Palma) to get to know at first hand the installations and the projects being developed at both sites, in the framework of the study for the incorporation of China as a member of the Canary Island Observatories.

The delegation comprised Tao ZHANG, a vice-president of the CAS, Xiaonian ZHENG, Director of the Office of Support to Facilities and the Budget of the CAS, Gang ZENG, Division Director of the same department, Yongtao ZHENG, secretary of the General Office of the CAS, Xiaofeng LU, programme manager of the Division of European Affairs within the Office of International Cooperation, Chaoying MA, director of the Department of Industrial High Technology in the China International Egnineering Consulting Corpration, Gang ZHAO. Director of the NAOC, Jifeng LIU, vice-Director of the NAOC, and Yanchun LIANG, director of the Department of International Cooperation of the NAOC.