Friday, December 12, 2008

Buddhist Personality : Yang Liwei

Name : Yang Liwei
Nationality : China
Profession : Major General (Army)

In 2003, Yang Liwei became the first Chinese citizen to go to space. He is officially recognised as the 1st Chinese Taikonaut. In June 2008, he was promoted to the rank of Major General in the People's Liberation Army (PLA)