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Outstanding units and individuals in manned space project commended

PLA Daily 2004-01-16

Recently the Ministry of Personnel, the Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense and the General Armaments Department of the PLA, made the decision to cite the advanced units and individuals who have made outstanding contributions in China's manned space project. The citation ceremony was held in Beijing yesterday. Forty units including the Manned Space Project Office were awarded the title of "the collective unit contributing tremendously to China's manned space project" and 400 individuals, such as Deputy Chief Designer Chen Binzhong of China's manned space project were awarded the title "prominent contributor to China's manned space project."

Li Jinai, member of the Central Military Commission, director of the General Armaments Department of the PLA and commander-in-chief of China's manned space project attended the ceremony and conveyed warm congratulations and high esteem to the honored units and individuals on behalf of the command center of the project and the PLA General Armaments Department.

All the units and individuals awarded this time are the scientific and technological workers, military officers and men and other manned space project personnel who have long been working at the frontline of the manned space flight engineering and scientific research project.

By Liu Cheng and Fan Juwei

(January 16, PLA Daily)



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