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Chinese ship calls at Sri Lanka port

Press Trust of India  |  Colombo 

A ship of the People's Liberation Army Navy of arrived at the Colombo Port on a four-day goodwill visit, the Sri Lankan Navy announced today.

Hepingfangzhou', the state-of-the-art ship has been constructed for engaging in in humanitarian response to disasters around the world. It is popularly known as Ark Peace.

The ship is comprised of a crew of 381 people and has treated over 120,000 people across from the globe during its circumnavigation.

Further, this modern platform is equipped with all in- house facilities such as; theatres, intensive care units, consultant medical services, residential treatment units and Computerised Tomography Machines.

Meanwhile, the helicopter onboard can be utilised in swift transfer of patients at any given time of emergency.

The medical staff of the ship partnering with the medical personnel of the Navy is scheduled to conduct several medical camps as well.

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First Published: Mon, August 07 2017. 18:13 IST