Date
21 August 2017

China launches Bolivia communications satellite, paper says

China has successfully launched Bolivia’s first communications satellite on Saturday from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, the Qilu Wanbao reported Sunday. Bolivian President Evo Morales was present during the launch and was congratulated by Chinese President Xi Jinping {習近平}. The satellite will be mainly used for broadcasting, distance learning and tele-medicine for Bolivia and neighboring countries, the report said.

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