BEIJING Women's Carson Wentz Jersey , March 16 (Xinhua) -- An asteroid has been named after Song Jian, a scientist known for his contributions to aerospace engineering, a statement from the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) said Monday.

A ceremony was held Monday to officially announce the naming of Song Jian Asteroid, which was discovered by a Chinese researcher in August 2007, according to the statement.

The asteroid, which is orbiting between Mars and Jupiter, was approved by the Small Bodies Naming Committee of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in October 2014.

Song, born on December 29, 1931, in Shandong Province, is an academician of both the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the CAE.

The scientist, also known for his achievements in cybernetics and systems engineering, once served as president of the CAE and vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

Over the course of his career, Song has led several technological initiatives, including the famous 863 high technology program and the Torch Program for commercializing high-tech research results.

Song's efforts have played an important role in promoting China's technological and scientific development, said Xu Kuangdi, honorary chairman of the presidium of the CAE.

Around 120 asteroids have been named after Chinese luminaries, institutions and places.


HAVANA, June 23 (Xinhua) -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said here Thursday the ceasefire agreement between the government of Colombia and the leftist FARC guerrilla is a major step toward ending a civil war that has lasted over half a century .

""The desire to achieve a lasting peace in Colombia is finally coming true and we cannot let that desire be spoiled. The agreement brings a lot of hope to Latin America,"" Maduro told Xinhua minutes after witnessing the signing ceremony in Havana.

The Venezuelan leader congratulated Colombian President, Juan Manuel Santos, and FARC leader, Timoleon Jimenez, saying Venezuela would continue to support the peace process until the agreement is implemented.

Maduro said the ""serious"" negotiations, which lasted for almost four years in Havana led to consensus on thorny issues such as political participation, retribution for victims of the civil war, disarmament and land distribution.

""We will soon be celebrating the disarmament of the FARC rebels. All their members will become a political force in Colombia,"" he said.

He also hailed that the work of former Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez who began talks with Santos to initiate a peace process with the FARC guerrilla group. This led to the start of negotiations in Havana a few months before his death in 2013.

Maduro added that his administration, and other Latin American governments, are also helping Santos to begin peace talks with another important rebel group, the National Liberation Army (ELN)

""We are helping to get the talks with the ELN underway. Hopefully, that group will also soon sign agreements with the Colombian government to end the armed conflict,"" he said.

""Today has been a day of victory for Colombia, for Venezuela and Latin America.""

UN chief Ban Ki-moon and several Latin American leaders also took part in the signing ceremony.

According to the agreement read out by mediators from Norway and Cuba, the FARC will lay down their arms within 180 days after the final deal is signed and demobilize into 23 temporary zones and eight camps across Colombia.

During their transition to become a political organization, the FARC's weapons will be handed over to the UN, which will begin a mission to verify the ceasefire.

Colombia's conflict has killed more than 220,000 people and displaced millions since 1964.

" Business > Sports BusinessThe Different Uses Of Hunting Sports Jackets And Shirts

Posted by lucycaine668 in Business on December 19th, 2016

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