Chinese hospital ship Peace Ark visits Timor-Leste

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy’s hospital ship Peace Ark (Hull 866), currently on tasking, arrived in Dili, capital of Timor-Leste, on Thursday for an 8-day friendly visit and humanitarian medical services. This is the first visit of Chinese hospital ship Peace Ark to Timor-Leste, and also the second visit of the PLA Navy to Timor-Leste. Over 500 people, including Timor-Leste’s Minister for Defense and Security Cirilo José Cristovão, Chinese Ambassador to Timor-Leste Liu Hongyang, Chinese military attaché Huang Damin, working staff of the Chinese Embassy in Timor-Leste, representatives…

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Peace Ark arrives in Mozambique

Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy’s hospital ship Peace Ark, which is on the “Harmonious Mission-2017”, arrived Monday at the Maputo Port in Maputo, capital of Mozambique, for an 8-day goodwill visit. The hospital ship will also provide humanitarian medical services in Mozambique. Mozambique is the 36th country the Peace Ark has visited since it joined the PLA Navy in 2008. Over 500 people including officials from the Mozambique Defense Ministry and Navy, working staff of the Chinese Embassy in Mozambique, local overseas Chinese welcomed the Chinese naval hospital ship…

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PLAN Peace Ark wraps up visit to Republic of Congo

Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy’s hospital ship Peace Ark, which is on the “Harmonious Mission 2017”, left the Port of Pointe-Noire in the Republic of Congo on October 17 after successfully completing an eight-day goodwill visit and humanitarian medical service in the African nation. A grand farewell ceremony was held at the dock and over 400 people, including senior government and military officers of the Republic of Congo, Chinese Ambassador to the Republic of Congo Xia Huang and embassy staff, the working staff of China-funded institutions, as well as…

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