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Chinese Naval ship arrives in Lanka on goodwill visit

Press Trust of India  |  Colombo 

A Chinese Naval ship has arrived at the port of on a four-day goodwill visit, the Sri said.

'Qian Weichang', the ship of the (PLAN) of China, was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri in accordance with the force's traditions upon its arrival yesterday.

During its stay in the country, the ship's crew is scheduled to participate in events organised by the as well as visit places of tourist attraction in the island nation.

The 129-metre-long and 17-metre-wide vessel which has a displacement of 4,900 tons is manned by 158 officers and sailors.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 11:25 IST