The Chinese Missile Destroyer "Shenzhen" Pays a Goodwill Visit to India


    The Chinese missile destroyer "Shenzhen" arrived at Kochi Port in India on August 8, 2009, starting the three-day goodwill visit on completion of the escort mission in the Gulf of Aden and the Somali waters.

    Ambassador Zhang Yan and Military Attaché Liu Chao went to Kochi to visit all the officers and soldiers in the missile destroyer. 

    During the visit, Chinese and Indian navies conducted a number of military exchanges. Rear Admiral Yao Zhilou, Vice Commander of South Sea Fleet met with Vice Admiral Sunil Krishnaji Damle, Indian Southern Naval Command. The Indian navy held a grand welcoming dinner for the Chinese navy. The visit will further enhance the mutual understanding and friendship between the navies of the two countries.

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